Elian Gonzales

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Thu Jan 6 20:20:01 MST 2000

IMO,  To keep this Kid from his father is Kidnapping.  Think about it.
What if it was your Child, and Cuba refused to return him?


On Thu, 6 Jan 2000 17:09:03 -0500 "John A. Quayle" <blueoval at SGI.NET>
> At 12:24 PM 01/06/2000 -0700, Jim Nantz wrote:
> >Now the communists at the INS have decided that Elian Gonzales
> >should go back to his dad in Cuba. Elian's mother; who he lived
> >with wanted him to live in the U.S. Cubans living in Florida
> >have decided to fight this decision in court.
> >
> >This morning J.D. Hayworth (R-Az) was intervied on KFYI. He
> >said before a decision is made to send Elian back to Cuba that
> >his father should come to the U.S. and make his request to take
> >his boy back.
> >
> >What do you think should happen here? I believe the wishes of
> >Elian's mom should be respected.  Elian will have better
> >opportunities here. Also we have no way to know if Mr. Gonzales
> >really wants his boy back or if Fidel Castro told him he wants
> >his boy back.
> "To return Elian to Cuba is a form of child abuse. If Castro is so
> concerned
> about family why not release Elian's family and let them join Elian
> in the
> United States.  The point is that the child's father is living under
> a
> dictator, a totalitarian regime. Yes, the child should be reunited
> with his
> dad ... in this country.  The pressure should have been put on
> Castro to
> release the father, and, in effect, release all of Cuba.  And one
> wonders,
> where is that great defender of children, Mrs. Hillary Clinton, on
> this
> issue?  We can only be grateful that during the Cold War, the
> Clintons were
> not in power. If they were, all those families and children escaping
> from
> East Berlin would have been sent back."
>                         - RNC Co-Chairman Patricia Harrison, 1/5/00
>         I agree with Pat Harrison!

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