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Wendy Davis Gave Up Custody of Youngest Daughter in 2005 Divorce
breitbart.com/Big-Government ^ | 1-22-2014 | Michael Patrick Leahy

Posted on 01/22/2014 1:52:42 PM PST by servo1969

It's one of the most striking details in Texas State Senator Wendy Davis's life uncovered by Dallas Morning News reporter Wayne Slater: in 2005, Davis, apparently eager to advance her career, relinquished custody of not just her child with her second husband, Jeffry Davis, but also her first child from another marriage.

"It's not a good time for me right now” Davis said at the time, explaining her decision, according to Jeffry Davis.

Wendy Davis's first daughter Amber, born during her first marriage to Frank Underwood, was 23 at the time – an adult. Her daughter with Jeffry, Dru, was 17.

The Tarrant County Court granted the divorce on November 15, 2005, giving Jeffry Davis "the exclusive right to designate the primary residence" of Dru.

Wendy Davis was given weekend visitation rights and required to pay $1,200 per month in child support to her ex-husband.

(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: abortionbarbie; custody; davis; divorce; texas; wendy; wendydavis
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Wendy Davis then.


Wendy Davis now.

1 posted on 01/22/2014 1:52:42 PM PST by servo1969
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To: servo1969

That hair dye cannot hide the stench of rotting aborted human lives that clings to that vile woman.


2 posted on 01/22/2014 1:55:38 PM PST by allendale
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To: servo1969

This wingnut just doesn’t like children period.


3 posted on 01/22/2014 1:55:40 PM PST by VanDeKoik
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To: servo1969

Didn’t want to be burdened with a child.


4 posted on 01/22/2014 1:56:49 PM PST by Fido969 (What's sad is most)
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To: servo1969

Her daughter was excess baggage for her climb to fame & fortune.


5 posted on 01/22/2014 1:57:07 PM PST by Renkluaf
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To: servo1969

Wow that top photo really says it all.


6 posted on 01/22/2014 1:58:02 PM PST by ElkGroveDan (My tagline is in the shop.)
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To: servo1969

She, like so many violent feminists, is a totally selfish being. Who in their right mind would vote for this woman to head the state government of Texas? Every real Christian should speak against supporting this repugnant aberration of Texan character.


7 posted on 01/22/2014 1:58:35 PM PST by txrefugee
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To: servo1969

Kid’s lucky she didn’t get aborted


8 posted on 01/22/2014 1:58:40 PM PST by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: servo1969
No WONDER she's such an ABORTION LOVER....she's a CHILD HATER!!! Giving up her child from FIRST husband to SECOND HUSBAND????? I have NEVER heard of that!! Well, at least she didn't kill them!!

That SECOND husband is a SAINT!!

9 posted on 01/22/2014 1:59:10 PM PST by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: servo1969
I'm really surprised, Abortion "Barbie" even let them live, she had
to live HER dream (whoring about)... forget about her kids' dreams.

10 posted on 01/22/2014 2:01:37 PM PST by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi)
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To: servo1969

I don’t think you can “give up custody” of a 23-year-old.


11 posted on 01/22/2014 2:02:51 PM PST by Tax-chick (What did you think would happen?)
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To: ElkGroveDan

Wow that top photo really says it all.”

My thought exactly. If I had to draw a mental pic of what an east coast liberal female would look like from that era, that is what I would see.


12 posted on 01/22/2014 2:05:50 PM PST by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: Renkluaf

Didn’t the divorce Judge warn Davis to stay away from drugs and alcohol? Seems I read that along the way. Might be she wouldn’t have won custody so they’re playing it as she “gave up” custody rather than have it play out as it would have otherwise..


13 posted on 01/22/2014 2:07:21 PM PST by caww
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To: txrefugee
"this repugnant aberration of Texan character."
Texas has nothing to do about it, she ("Abortion" Barbie) is just your typical (Marxist) feminist.

14 posted on 01/22/2014 2:07:24 PM PST by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi)
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To: servo1969

Hey Girl Scouts:

You better start distancing your organization from this empty soul.


15 posted on 01/22/2014 2:12:01 PM PST by cicero2k
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To: servo1969

She’s a class act.....for liberals and feminists.

None of this will matter to the hardcore leftists that will invade my Texas to push this cow on us.


16 posted on 01/22/2014 2:12:12 PM PST by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: Tax-chick
Wendy got her first divorce at 21 — not 19. Her second husband paid for her college bills.

She gave up custody of her daughters and agreed to pay child support. She divorced her second husband right after he finished paying for her Harvard tuition.

No matter how they paint her...she's scum! She'll ride what ever gets her the notoriety she seeks and then dump them after the fact.........too bad some in Texas can't see through her facade.

17 posted on 01/22/2014 2:12:17 PM PST by caww
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To: Fido969

“punished”


18 posted on 01/22/2014 2:14:17 PM PST by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: cicero2k

I love them cookies, but I ain’t buying them


19 posted on 01/22/2014 2:14:52 PM PST by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: Grams A
Here she is with the daughters she gave up....or lost custody of.... depending on how you look at her divorce.


20 posted on 01/22/2014 2:15:40 PM PST by caww
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To: caww
and another..


21 posted on 01/22/2014 2:17:09 PM PST by caww
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To: caww
Wendy got her first divorce at 21 — not 19.

And hooked up with her second husband immediately, it sounds like. Not much "struggling single mother" time.

Nonetheless, you don't have "custody" of a 23-year-old, which her older daughter was at the time of the second divorce. (What complicated lives people have!) I suppose it's more like she said, "Sorry, get out of my life. Maybe you can live with your ex-stepfather."

22 posted on 01/22/2014 2:17:24 PM PST by Tax-chick (What did you think would happen?)
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To: servo1969

She looked like Roseanne Rosanna Danna


23 posted on 01/22/2014 2:17:51 PM PST by Ouchthatonehurt ("When you're going through hell, keep going." - Sir Winston Churchill)
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To: servo1969
The Beltway pundits are assembling to defend Abortion Barbie, starting with Margaret Carlson.

IIRC, the column is titled, "The Swift-Boating of Wendy Davis."

24 posted on 01/22/2014 2:21:09 PM PST by Night Hides Not (For every Ted Cruz we send to DC, I can endure 2-3 "unviable" candidates that beat incumbents.)
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To: Fido969
Didn’t want to be burdened punished with a child.
25 posted on 01/22/2014 2:22:33 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: servo1969

http://www.redstate.com/2014/01/21/a-texas-court-ordered-wendy-davis-to-stay-away-from-drugs-and-alcohol/

Court ordered to stay away from drugs and alcohol before visitation with children


26 posted on 01/22/2014 2:30:47 PM PST by opentalk
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To: servo1969
Either just before or after the news was breaking she had a photo shoot with kids to soften the blow I suppose...


27 posted on 01/22/2014 2:31:01 PM PST by caww
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To: Tax-chick

Not that it matters a lot regarding the age of the older child since she is
over 18 but Wayne Slater in his article from which most of this is coming
from uses the following:

http://www.dallasnews.com/news/politics/headlines/20140118-as-wendy-davis-touts-life-story-in-race-for-governor-key-facts-blurred.ece

snip
Amber was 21 and in college. Dru was in ninth grade. Jeff Davis was awarded
parental custody. Wendy Davis was ordered to pay $1,200 a month in child support.
end snip


28 posted on 01/22/2014 2:34:00 PM PST by deport
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To: servo1969

She has sure had a lot of work done.


29 posted on 01/22/2014 2:34:18 PM PST by Bodleian_Girl (No tag line today)
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To: caww
No matter how they paint her...she's scum!

Hookers have more integrity than this woman. With a Hooker you know the price in advance and the exit strategy.

30 posted on 01/22/2014 2:35:49 PM PST by cpdiii (Deckhand, Roughneck, Mud Man, Geologist, Pilot, Pharmacist. THE CONSTITUTION IS WORTH DYING FOR!!!!)
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To: opentalk

...”a Texas court put Davis under a temporary ‘restraining order’ prohibiting her from using drugs or alcohol within twenty-four hours of coming into contact with her children”....

From your link....but it’s no small matter for a judge to issue a restraining order from her kids. Regardless of what excuse Davis will give....to “protect children” means somebody is a potential threat.


31 posted on 01/22/2014 2:37:40 PM PST by caww
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To: caww

Your children and grandchildren are all you leave on this earth that have any value when you depart from it. Just hard for me to understand why she or any other woman could possibly allow anything to become more important in her life outside of God and her family.


32 posted on 01/22/2014 2:40:01 PM PST by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: deport

Who are these people? Even her (second) ex-husband seems to say, “Hey, if you get a chance to hit the big time, of course you abandon your family. Who wouldn’t?”


33 posted on 01/22/2014 2:44:24 PM PST by Tax-chick (What did you think would happen?)
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To: deport

$1,200 isn’t chicken feed...so where was she working at that time one would wonder....but then this gal doesn’t make a step without counting the cost along the way.

I think she’ll bank on the fact Progressives will come to her defense and not care....and doing so to make her supporters believe..”What difference does it make!”


34 posted on 01/22/2014 2:44:44 PM PST by caww
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To: caww
Might be she wouldn’t have won custody so they’re playing it as she “gave up” custody rather than have it play out as it would have otherwise..

Highly unlikely. "Family courts" hate men. They will bend over backwards to give kids to crack whore mothers over perfectly respectable fathers. The only way she doesn't have custody of her kid is because she didn't want custody. Lots of jobs depend on the billions in government subsidies and transfer payments that this political dynamic provides. But I'll go out on a limb and say she never paid a penny in child support.

35 posted on 01/22/2014 2:49:17 PM PST by Orangedog (An optimist is someone who tells you to 'cheer up' when things are going his way)
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To: servo1969
relinquished custody of not just her child with her second husband, Jeffry Davis, but also her first child from another marriage.

Wendy Davis's first daughter Amber, born during her first marriage to Frank Underwood, was 23 at the time – an adult. Her daughter with Jeffry, Dru, was 17.

How is it that she had "custody" of a 23-year-old?

36 posted on 01/22/2014 2:51:19 PM PST by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: caww

so where was she working at that time

**********

http://www.dallasnews.com/news/politics/headlines/20140118-as-wendy-davis-touts-life-story-in-race-for-governor-key-facts-blurred.ece

After she graduated from Harvard in 1993, Wendy Davis started her own
law practice and worked with her husband at the title company he founded.


37 posted on 01/22/2014 2:55:25 PM PST by deport
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To: Night Hides Not; onyx

During her failed 1996 City Council campaign bid, Davis was the subject of ‘negative news coverage’ in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, including an editorial which criticized her negative campaign tactics.

.... Subsequent to her electoral loss, Davis filed a libel lawsuit against the paper, and parent companies The Walt Disney Co. and ABC Inc., to attempt to obtain an award for damages.

In her suit, Davis claimed that the Fort Worth Star-Telegram’s editorial had damaged her mental health and infringed upon her “right to pursue public office.”

The judge threw it out of court!...Rubbing salt in the wound, the court wrote in its 3-0 decision that they ....“cannot conclude a person of ordinary intelligence would perceive the statements as defamatory.” ( HAHAHAHAHA!)

She tried to take it to the Supreme court who refused to hear it!

http://therealwendy.com/wendy-davis-sued-hometown-newspaper/


38 posted on 01/22/2014 3:06:21 PM PST by caww
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To: deport

So he was still supporting her by giving her a job while her business started up...even that she didn’t do without his money.

There’s a name for what we use to call this gal!


39 posted on 01/22/2014 3:08:40 PM PST by caww
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To: cicero2k; onyx
Look where her money is coming from...explains why she's in NY more than in TExas..... Likely will move there and run once she looses in TExas...


40 posted on 01/22/2014 3:13:33 PM PST by caww
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To: Izzy Dunne

It says something, that the 23yo daughter stayed with her step-father. None of it good. Sad.


41 posted on 01/22/2014 3:14:44 PM PST by tioga (Wise men still seek Him.)
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To: servo1969; fieldmarshaldj; AuH2ORepublican; Impy; GOPsterinMA; randita; Sun; LdSentinal; ...

I don’t care about any of this. Wendy Davis’s public record is appalling enough to disqualify her and we should stick to that. Looking for personal dirt will only make her look like a victim.


42 posted on 01/22/2014 3:28:20 PM PST by Clintonfatigued (The War on Drugs is Big Government statism)
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To: tioga

It says something that both daughters are supporting their mother’s campaign, too.


43 posted on 01/22/2014 3:32:00 PM PST by Tax-chick (What did you think would happen?)
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To: servo1969; Allegra; big'ol_freeper; Lil'freeper; shove_it; TrueKnightGalahad; Cincinatus' Wife; ...
Re: From : Wendy Russell was born in West Warwick, Rhode Island--

Gadzooks and General Jackson! Thank merciful heavens... the bitch was not born in Texas!

44 posted on 01/22/2014 3:35:21 PM PST by Bender2 ("I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me." RAH Beyond this Horizon)
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To: Tax-chick

There’s no upside for him in being critical of her, no matter what he thinks now or thought at the time. It’s impossible to know how he really feels.


45 posted on 01/22/2014 3:37:00 PM PST by jocon307
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To: allendale
She's above her actual pay grade....recently said this to her opponent who is in a wheel chair....idiot!

Wendy Davis Official Statement:....." Paraplegic Abbott ‘Hasn't Walked a Day in My Shoes’

46 posted on 01/22/2014 3:38:35 PM PST by caww
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To: Night Hides Not

Don’t you just love how the left uses “swift boating” like it’s a bad thing? lol


47 posted on 01/22/2014 3:40:08 PM PST by Fledermaus (If we here in TN can't get rid of the worthless Lamar, it's over.)
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To: Bender2

RE: born in West Warwick, Rhode Island

That explains a lot. Trailer trash...with the emphasis on trash.


48 posted on 01/22/2014 3:43:14 PM PST by big'ol_freeper ("Evil is powerless if the good are unafraid" ~ Ronald Wilson Reagan)
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To: Clintonfatigued
She's fighting back on Twitter....not working for her though...


49 posted on 01/22/2014 3:44:56 PM PST by caww
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To: txrefugee
Wendy is part of the Left's objective to turn Texas blue. Her winning or losing the gubernatorial race is irrelevant.

She's a foothold, and her job is to bring in leftist donors who will gradually turn the state blue over time.

50 posted on 01/22/2014 3:55:08 PM PST by Extremely Extreme Extremist (15 years of FReeping! Congratulations EEE!!)
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