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Parents of 'Adolf Hitler' Lose Custody of Newborn
ABC News | 11/19/2011 | Alyssa Newcomb

Posted on 11/20/2011 9:22:53 AM PST by rjsclassics

..... Heath and Deborah Campbell, the New Jersey parents of three children with Nazi-inspired names, lost custody of their fourth child 17 hours after he was born, the Express-Times of Lehigh Valley, Pa., reported.

Hons Campbell was taken into custody by the New Jersey Division of Youth and Family Services late Thursday night after the doctor who delivered the baby called the agency, the paper reported.

“There’s no legal binding court order. It’s basically a kidnapping, but they use different terms,” Heath Campbell told the Express-Times.

The Campbell family stepped into the spotlight in December 2008 when a ShopRite grovery store declined to decorate a birthday cake for their son Adolf Hitler Campbell’s third birthday.

The state took custody of Adolf, along with his sisters JoyceLynn Aryan Nation Campbell and Honszlynn Himler Jeannie Campbell, in January of 2009. The three children have remained in foster care ever since.

A DYFS spokesperson told in 2009 that she could not comment on a specific case, but said children are only taken into custody if there is a suspicion of abuse or neglect.

“We would never remove a child simply based on their name,” the spokeswoman said.

Neighbor Lori Dilts told at the time the children were taken that it was certainly not because of their names.

“Those children look outwardly healthy, but they didn’t have much freedom,” Dilts said. “Occasionally, the little boy would come over here and would hate having to go back to his house.”

The couple’s attorney, Pasquale Giannetta, told The Associated Press that a court a hearing has been scheduled for Monday to determine the custody status of the newborn.

TOPICS: Chit/Chat
KEYWORDS: children; civil; parents; rights
This story begs the question, is naming your children Hitler, Stalin, Bundy or Obama really child abuse?
1 posted on 11/20/2011 9:22:55 AM PST by rjsclassics
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To: rjsclassics

Yes. And mandatory spaying and neutering would be a cure for this foolishness.

2 posted on 11/20/2011 9:25:40 AM PST by txrefugee
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To: rjsclassics

Hitler as a name is reason for removal of children from families, but Osama or Muhammed is not?

3 posted on 11/20/2011 9:29:38 AM PST by runninglips (Republicans = 99 lb weaklings of politics. ProgressiveRepublicansInConservativeCostume)
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To: rjsclassics

I don’t know if it’s child abuse but anyone who names a child Adolf Hitler should have their @$$ kicked. That child will have to live with that the rest of their life or change their name once they are old enough to do so. It’s just not a good idea and will cause the child to be on the receiving end of a lot of unnecessary BS throughout their lifetime. Name him Bill or George... or Sue but knock off the Hitler BS.

4 posted on 11/20/2011 9:30:36 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Stop BIG Government Greed Now!!!!)
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To: rjsclassics

These people were truly stupid to give those names to their kids. But that doesn’t excuse the state kidnapping them from their parents.

Where’s Chris Christie? Doesn’t he care?

5 posted on 11/20/2011 9:32:42 AM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius.2)
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To: rjsclassics
It would tend to give a poor first impression to anyone the child will run into in the future. For example, in about 2005, I took an order for a woman ordering a Christmas stocking for her grandson, Anakin. Aside from the obvious nickname 'Annie', there is the problem of association with the fictional character bearing that name. I often wonder how the child is doing.
6 posted on 11/20/2011 9:35:09 AM PST by jmcenanly (Things will be better in 2013)
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To: rjsclassics
Based on what I have read on this case, I agree with New Jersey Division of Youth and Family Services' actions.
7 posted on 11/20/2011 9:35:33 AM PST by Java4Jay (The evils of government are directly proportional to the tolerance of the people.)
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To: rjsclassics
Yet, we allow the name "Muhammad," who is responsible for far more atrocities than that German/Jew with the deformed mustache.
8 posted on 11/20/2011 9:38:22 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (The enemy of my enemy is my candidate.<sup>®</sup>)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

I agree that the parents deserve to, as you put it, have their @$$es kicked. But removing children for the parents’ extremely offensive taste goes beyond the pale and sets an ugly precedent.

There are dopes everywhere who give their children names that they cannot live with. A 16 year old French girl went to court to have her name changed from Clitorine a couple of years ago. What would inspired a couple to look at their baby girl and name her Clitorine, or Aryan Nation for that matter, is beyond me!

9 posted on 11/20/2011 9:40:05 AM PST by definitelynotaliberal (Nov. 6, 2012 - And the correct answer is no one is entitled to a bailout.)
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To: Java4Jay

ditto ..these people are unfit to have children

10 posted on 11/20/2011 10:00:02 AM PST by Charlespg
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To: rjsclassics

The older siblings have been in custody for THREE years. It’s time for the state to fish or cut bait. Either the parents are unfit or they are not.

Either way, the children have a right to a true home and a true family. Sever the parental rights and put them up for adoption or return them to their bio parents.

But it’s ridiculous and abusive to the children to keep them in foster care forever trying to leverage the whacked out parents into compliance.

11 posted on 11/20/2011 10:03:03 AM PST by Valpal1 (I have a dream... Herman Cain being sworn in by Clarence Thomas.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

I am suspicious of the state removing the children. No one would have visited from the state agency if the kids were named John Smith and Jane Doe. There’s no indication of physical abuse or neglect.

The children were removd for the state didn’t agree with the way the parents were raising the kids with NAZI propaganda. Well, then what’s next? Homeschooling with Christian beliefs?

Be very careful if you support what was done here.

12 posted on 11/20/2011 10:03:12 AM PST by WildWeasel
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I graduated high school in 1962. In that school there was a family by the last name of Pancake. General Mills paid the family a certain amount to name each kid. The oldest was a boy my age. His first name was General.

He had three sisters named Jemima, Buttermilk, and Blueberry. No one put them in foster care although we did feel sorry for them. Southern CA in the 1960’s

14 posted on 11/20/2011 11:30:00 AM PST by white17x
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To: rjsclassics

Joe Stalin probably would have been ok.

15 posted on 11/20/2011 11:31:17 AM PST by dfwgator (I stand with Herman Cain.)
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To: WildWeasel
I was pointing out the absurdity.

If you disagree outright, the mindless, politically-correct FR mob attacks you.

16 posted on 11/20/2011 11:43:49 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum ("The very idea of a community organizer is to stir up a mob for some political purpose." Ann Coulter)
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To: rjsclassics
This issue draws the proverbial line in the sand. You either stand with personal rule, or you stand with state rule. Are children yours, or are they all children of the state?
I may not agree with what they say, or even how they say it, but I will defend their RIGHT to say it.
Could this harm the children? I suppose, but so could putting them in a car. Formaldahyde in your walls and furniture could also harm the children as well as putting them in public schools. Where is the line drawn?
For me the answer is simple. Personal rights are an absolute, the state works for us not the other way around.
17 posted on 11/20/2011 1:43:52 PM PST by Just Slightly To The Right
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To: runninglips

That is what I wrote on the original article on Yahoo. If people want to be stupid, America has the freedom to be stupid.

18 posted on 11/20/2011 6:35:04 PM PST by crazydad
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