Skip Nav
Parenting
This Mother's Reaction to Her Son's Fit of Anger Can Teach Us All a Lesson in Parenting
Facebook
After Being Stared Down by a Couple in Cracker Barrel, This Dad Received a Note About Parenting
2016 Election
What Do We Tell Our Children About Trump's Presidency?

Couple Who Sold Their Three Children Claims They Didn't Know It Was Illegal

Couple Who Sold Their Three Children Claims They Didn't Know It Was Illegal

Couple Who Sold Their Three Children Claims They Didn't Know It Was Illegal

A Chinese couple that has sold three children to support their video game addiction claims they didn't know that it was illegal. Our question to them: Would being legal somehow make it ok? 

Li Lin and Li Juan met in 2007 at an internet cafe in China. They soon discovered their mutual love for online video games and a year later had their first child.

In 2009 the Chinese couple was running out of money to pay for playing video games at internet cafe so when they had their second child they decided to sell the baby girl for $500. When that worked, the couple then proceeded to selling their first child (a boy) and got $4,600 for him. And then repeated the process with their third child (a boy as well) for another $4,600 until the father's mother finally reported them.

ADVERTISEMENT

Read the whole story.

Do you think the fact that they didn't know it was illegal excuses their behavior?

Image Source: Digital Journal via Huffington Post

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
Grade-School Girls Get Book Deal
Parent Turns to Craigslist to Help Son Lose Virginity
Missouri Safe Haven Law Changes
My Little Pony Gets Makeover
Teen Saves Girl From Kidnapper
Mom Unexpectedly Gives Birth to Baby Boy
Young Cancer Patient Gets Pizza Party

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Moms
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds