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Would you patronize a restaurant that bans young children?

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300-crying-baby-istock.jpgIf you don't like screaming children with your entrée, there's a restaurant for you in Monroeville, Penn.

McDain's Restaurant and Golf Center is banning children under the age of six, MSNBC reports.

"We feel that McDain's is not a place for young children," owner Mike Vuick told a reporter for MSNBC. "Their volume can't be controlled and many, many times, they have disturbed other customers."

Vuick insisted it's not that he doesn't like babies - he just doesn't like it when parents act as if their child is "the centre of the universe."

Some parents object to the ban, calling it ignorant and unfair.

There is no law against banning children from restaurants in the U.S. (Senior citizens, however, cannot be banned.)

What do you think of McDain's ban? Are you more likely to patronize a restaurant that has banned children? Why or why not? Are there other areas (e.g. airplanes) that you think should ban young children? Please share your thoughts.


(This survey is not scientific. Results are based on readers' responses.)

Tags: POV, U.S.

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