Hey, UK people, Explain this for me

This link – is to a story that I just found coming out of the UK. It’s about a young, single mother who “did not know that she was pregnant for 27 weeks”. The story is about the UK social services (and I don’t know how your governmental divisions work over there) taking the young mother’s baby because she is “too stupid” to be a mother.

God I wish we did that here!

Oh wait, no I don’t… Because I love my son and I’m a real idiot sometimes.

I am indeed in favor of people having to have a license to reproduce. However, I am also, if you read this blog more than once per year, not really in favor of heavy-handed governmental interventions into private lives.

I don’t quite know what to make of this. Is it in the child’s best interest? How about society’s best interest?