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    Default R-Sen. Paul Hornback endorses Manual Child Labor

    I've worked since an early age,mowing lawns,weeding gardens,paper routes but never to the degree these children are,appears low paid slave (child) labor is alive and well and doesn't appear to be a problem by elected officials,given time this Republican will get around to blaming it on immigration,it's hard to get good cheap labor...

    Report highlights child labor on US tobacco farms

    "The conditions are inhumane and they should improve them," said 17-year-old Erick Garcia, of Kinston, North Carolina, who has been working in tobacco field since he was 11 to help his family earn more money.

    Additionally, Garcia said kids should primarily focus on school and shouldn't be in the fields: "That's not a place for children," he said.

    Republican Kentucky state Sen. Paul Hornback, who has worked in tobacco fields since he was 10 and now farms about 100 acres of tobacco in Shelby County, Kentucky, said while he adheres to federal regulations to keep his workers safe, he doesn't believe further restrictions are needed.

    "People get pretty extreme about trying to protect everybody from everything," Hornback said. "It's hard manual labor, but there's nothing wrong with hard manual labor."

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    Default Re: R-Sen. Paul Hornback endorses Manual Child Labor

    I agree, there is nothing wrong with hard manual labor, as long as it is humane and fairly compensated.

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    Default Re: R-Sen. Paul Hornback endorses Manual Child Labor

    Now with that being said, child labor or for this plantation owner more like slave labor has no place in society. What's next? Whips and shackles?

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