Quote – Clarence E. Martin, President American Bar Association. Only date available: 1933.

[Such laws are] a communistic effort to nationalize children, making them primarily responsible to him and the government instead of to their parents. It strikes at the home. It appears to be a definite positive plan to destroy the Republic and substitute a social democracy.

From Crusade for the Children, by Walter Trattner. Quadrangle Books: 1970, p. 199.