Congress getting into the payday loan business is not a good idea.
Even if pregnancies aren’t planned, planning for the birth and aftercare is something every parent needs to do before the birth. Then, if no employer plan, state disability kicks in about 6 weeks or so before birth and for some time afterwards. Along with medical, medical for the child, foodstamps for the child, child-care for the child, etc.
Instead of yet another device aimed at promoting single parenthood, which is destroying common law decency along with the family structure essential to advanced civilization, they should find a process to reward the fathers who stick around to support their babymommas.
Youngest has a 2 yr old, he works all the hours he can get, his wife works PT and goes to nursing school. Both drive older vans. Son may need hand surgery if the swelling doesn’t go down in his finger where he smashed it, didn’t think to turn the accident in to WC.