Another screwball judge encroaches on personal freedom
Dudley D. Doright
f16rsdad at JUNO.COM
Sat Jul 22 23:12:17 MDT 2006
Personally, I don't believe the courts have any business interfering.
On Sun, 23 Jul 2006 01:43:29 +0000 Thomas Matiska <tom.matiska at ATT.NET>
Let's start with the fact his parents named him "Starchild". Now they
to treat his cancer with a sugar free organic herbal diet sold only in
Mexico? Approved treatments have side effects and don't always work,
but the cure rate for that diet is?????? I hope it isn't too late for
the courts to save him.
----------- Original message from William White <wbbanjo at YAHOO.COM>:
Drudge linked to this report:
A judge in Virginia ordered that "a 16-year-old boy fighting to use
alternative treatment for his cancer must report to a hospital by Tuesday
and accept treatment that doctors deem necessary . . . ."
'The judge also found Starchild Abraham Cherrix's parents were neglectful
for allowing him to pursue alternative treatment of a sugar-free, organic
diet and herbal supplements supervised by a clinic in Mexico. . . ."
I saw the lad and his parent interviewed on Hanity and Combs. He was
quite articulate had come to his decision about the course of treatment
he wanted after a good bit of study on his cancer. Forcing the lad to
take a treatment that has already proven unsuccessful and made him quite
weak is a woeful misuse of judicial power. And to use State power to
undermine parental authority in the matter of health is to me a gross
violation of parental rights. I look forward to a time when parents
reassert their perrogatives and reclaim their authority from the State.
Am I dreaming?
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