When Is a Child?
In TIME, Jan. 9 the statement is made that the Board of Tax Appeals reserved decision on the question whether Y. M. C. A. Wilson's embryo offspring was fiscally a child because the board lacked a precedent to go by.
Militarily, Mr. Wilson has a child.
Instructions for filling out the draft questionnaire in 1917 permitted a married man to state that he had a child if his wife was pregnant. I was a member of a county draft advisory board, and so advised a friend whose marriage took place later than a certain date after which marriage was considered...