Dad Deemed Unfit For Refusing to Take Son to McDonald's

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In some of the strangest parenting news we'll hear all day, a New York City father was deemed inept for refusing to give in to his 5-year-old's demands for McDonald's. 

The child threw a tantrum and the dad delivered an ultimatum: Choose another, healthier place to eat or don't eat at all. You can guess what the 5-year old chose, can't you.

What is it with parents these days wanting to feed their kids less junky food? Sheesh! Just give in to the siren song of the Happy Meal, Dad!

David E. Schorr put his foot down on October 30th and refused to take his son to McDonald's "because his son had been eating too much junk food."

Schorr, after being labeled "inept," calls himself "not a very strict father who rarely refuses his child McDonald's." And the one time he sticks to his guns this happens.

When the boy threw a tantrum after being told no McDonald's, Schorr offered him the option of choosing another restaurant--any restaurant--and the boy chose not to eat. Schorr returned the boy to his mother's building, repeatedly offering him the option of going somewhere else for dinner. 

If you've ever tried to negotiate with a 5-year-old you can imagine how futile this father's efforts were.

Schorr is in the midst of a contentious divorce with estranged wife Bari Yunis Schorr, and he believes psychologist Marilyn Schiller declared him incapable of caring for his nearly 5 year old strictly to help his wife's case. Schiller told a judge the incident "raises concerns about the viability" of the father's visits with his son and asked that they be eliminated.

Schorr filed a defamation suit following Schiller's remarks to the judge. Neither Schiller nor Bari Schorr's attorney have commented on McDonald's-gate.

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When are people going to stop using children as pawns in their battles with each other? So your relationship didn't work out, learn to be good parents and take care of your child or children you made together by taking care of them and showing them even though, you can't make it work together, you love them and can work together to raise them as a united front, because seriously, you will always be connected to each other. Do not make your child suffer because of your personal faults. When it comes down to it, your child is the one who suffers because you cannot put your personal feelings aside and meet their needs. Such petty shit like this, come on, he did the right thing, children need boundaries and healthy food.... I personally hope he wins defamation suit against that asshat psychologist and gets custody because at least he is trying to put the child's best interests first even if it means telling him no. SMH

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What's wrong with our society today when a father gets called a unfit parent for saying no to his kid. He was just trying to be a good dad and make sure his kid was eating healthier then he had Been. Sounds to me that the judge and mother need a leason on childrean and eating healthy.

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This man was damned if he did and damned if he didn't. If he woulda got the micky d's for his kid momma woulda said oh he feeding my child junk! Damn bitter ass need to move on.

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This man was damned if he did and damned if he didn't. If he woulda got the micky d's for his kid momma woulda said oh he feeding my child junk! Damn bitter ass need to move on.

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Wow really people. I would rather have money for bills and groceries, instead of my kids eating junk!!! And they are talking about obese children???? Well I wonder why!!!!!! I guess I'm a bad parent cause I don't allow my children to eat out all the time.

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Wow really people. I would rather have money for bills and groceries, instead of my kids eating junk!!! And they are talking about obese children???? Well I wonder why!!!!!! I guess I'm a bad parent cause I don't allow my children to eat out all the time.

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Wow really people. I would rather have money for bills and groceries, instead of my kids eating junk!!! And they are talking about obese children???? Well I wonder why!!!!!! I guess I'm a bad parent cause I don't allow my children to eat out all the time.

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Wow really people. I would rather have money for bills and groceries, instead of my kids eating junk!!! And they are talking about obese children???? Well I wonder why!!!!!! I guess I'm a bad parent cause I don't allow my children to eat out all the time.

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Wow really people. I would rather have money for bills and groceries, instead of my kids eating junk!!! And they are talking about obese children???? Well I wonder why!!!!!! I guess I'm a bad parent cause I don't allow my children to eat out all the time.

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Wow really people. I would rather have money for bills and groceries, instead of my kids eating junk!!! And they are talking about obese children???? Well I wonder why!!!!!! I guess I'm a bad parent cause I don't allow my children to eat out all the time.