Skip to comments.Pastor prosecuted for helping girl escape court-imposed lesbian ‘mother’ (Amish-not kidding!)
Posted on 08/10/2012 7:54:00 PM PDT by Morgana
August 10, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) - Federal prosecutors are presenting their case in a trial against a Mennonite pastor who is accused of helping a single motherescape from the United States with her daughter to evade court-ordered visits with a lesbian whom the court declared to be the girls second mother.
Ex-lesbian Lisa Miller fled the country after her efforts failed to keep former civil union partner Janet Jenkins from having access to her child, Isabella. Jenkins never adopted Isabella and has no biological relationship with the girl, who exhibited signs of emotional trauma following forced visits with Jenkins, according to experts who observed her.
Pastor Kenneth Millers attorney, Joshua Autry, is arguing that Lisa Miller (who is not related to Kenneth Miller) had full parental rights at the time the pastor transported her to the Canadian border, and that he was not aware of interfering with any court orders, according to reports by the Associated Press and others.
If convicted, Kenneth Miller could receive up to three years in prison for aiding and abetting an international parental kidnapping under U.S. law.
Prosecutors are using e-mails obtained from Google and cell phone records from Verizon Wireless to demonstrate the movements of Lisa Miller and her daughter in 2009, when they say Miller fled to Canadaand ultimately to Nicaraguawith the help of Kenneth Miller and other Mennonites associated with him.
At least two Mennonites who helped in the escape have decided to turn states evidence in the trial, testifying against Kenneth Miller, who has not cooperated with the prosecution.
Canadian pastor Ervin Horst has already testified for the prosecution, stating that he drove Lisa and Isabella to the Toronto airport from the Canadian border at Niagra Falls at the behest of Kenneth Miller.
Pastor Timothy Timo Miller (also unrelated to Lisa Miller), who also allegedly helped Lisa and Isabella upon their arrival in Nicaragua, has also reportedly agreed to testify in an apparent deal to avoid his own prosecution. A website run by supporters of Timothy Miller, which raised thousands of dollars for his defense, claims the dropping of charges against him is was a miraculous event.
According to Kenneth Millers Mennonite supporters, the pastor regards homosexual marriage as a symptom of the general abandonment of Christian marriage, which is to be a life-long relationship between one man and one woman.
While he opposes homosexual marriage, he does not see it as the greatest threat to the institution, instead holding that the greatest threat is a Christianity that has marginalized and compromised Jesus teaching on marriage. The teaching of Jesus as understood by the Church for the first 300 years of its history allowed for divorce or separation in rare cases, but remarriage was viewed as adultery.
He prescribes a radical repentance within Christianity as the solution to the problem.
Millers supporters explain that as a follower of Jesus, Ken could not ignore Lisa Millers plea for help to escape Jenkins.
Ken supported Lisas desire to remove herself and Isabella from former relationships which were not in accord with Jesus standard. However, he felt only love and compassion for Lisas former partner and others involved, they add.
Website supporting Pastor Kenneth Miller: MillerCase.org.
homosexuals should neverhave got their special rights like civil unions let alone marriage or don’t ask in the first place.
The ignorant and stupid on our side wanted to appease them because as they usually say”I know a couple and they are nice” friggin idiots, so when did we base special rights based on fecal diseased sex in the constitution?
This is one of the most INSANE things I’ve ever read.
About now one has to wonder if the mother in this story is sorry, and wonders why she ever decided to go lesbian. The sins of her past seem to want to follow her to the grave, and hurt everyone around her in the process.
ALLES IN ORDNUNG, UNTERMENSCHEN! !
Marsupial Magistrates can be such pricks about disobedience amongst the serfs.
would like to see more ex homosexuals come out in public, I know it will be hard to do that because of the homostapo but if more did then it might wake one or two up in this country.
I wish most of talk radio would also wake the hell up and the GOP would mention this too, .
I wish this woman all the best
Your tax dollars at work. With all the people they have involved this will cost tens of millions.
This pastor’s take on remarriage is exactly mine. Oh, and I agree with the rest, as well.
May God protect him.
This defies belief. No one cares about the welfare of the child?????
Realize that the left, at the behest of their “father”, is forcing homosexuality on our society
it is an abomination to God.
They don’t have any special compassion for the homos,
it’s just that God views it as an abomination, so in order to shake their fist at Him, they’re forcing it on the rest of us.
Unless its approved disobedience like the occupiers.
The rest of us that is unless you are Muslim.
its just that God views it as an abomination, so in order to shake their fist at Him, theyre forcing it on the rest of us.
Ding Ding Ding Ding
We have a winner!
Why is there even a case? Janet Jenkins had not adopted the child, is obviously not the biological father, and split from the girls biological mother.
If I had a child, married a man not her father, and then we divorced, he would have no claim to my child. So why does this Lesbian get special treatment?
IIRC, Lisa Miller had the baby when she and Jenkins were together, as agreed between them.
So it would be more like, a woman and a sterile man in a relationship decide to that the woman should have a baby via artificial insemination, and then she leaves the relationship, without the man ever having established a formal legal relationship with the child.
There was a case in NJ where a man turned out not to be the biological father of a child he had thought was his, but decided to fight for custody anyway, and won.
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