Skip to comments.Exclusive: RFK's Son Arrested in Westchester Hospital Maternity Unit Clash, Police Say
Posted on 02/24/2012 8:11:38 PM PST by Hunton Peck
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No Douglas is #10 born March, 1967 he was only a little than a year old when his dad died. His sister, Rory, is the youngest. I can remember when she was born and people thought it was sweet Ethel chose that name for her. She was the one getting married that weekend JFk, Jr. stupidly decided to fly a single engine cessna over water in the dark when he wasn’t experienced enough to do so. Even if dad had a valid reason for wanting to take son home, kicking a nurse is way out of line and he should do time for it. Too bad. He seemed like one of the few decent ones in that family.
Had a very similar "run-in" with a nurse here in Germany regarding the release of our first-born. They had no objection to our walking out of the hospital with the baby in our arms, but insisted that we couldn't legally drive the baby home without a "registered" babyseat.
Oh I would say they got it about 100 years ago. That fake doc was an ER board cert person not an OB. He may not even work in that ER. If he did he is in for a lot of medical board action.
I’m sure the nurses are following the hospital’s policy, which is in place for their protection against lawsuits. What if Mr. Kennedy left the hospital with the infant without a medical escort and then dropped the infant, causing serious injury or even death. Who do you think would get blame?
Also, there are many unanswered questions in the story. Was Kennedy acting irrational or under the influence of something, which alarmed the nurses? Was the child in the hospital for tests or extra medical treatment, since most hospitals let the mother and infant go home the next day after giving birth? Where was his wife while this was taking place?
Just my opinion: I always thought he was a dull reporter on Fox-—wooden and monotone, hired for his name and not his talent. Hello, Chelsea Clinton.
I'm with you.
God bless the doctor for allowing us to leave with our baby the following morning, born at 7:30PM the previous evening, even though he had young ones waiting at home one precious Christmas morning over two decades ago.
The ladies' auxiliary had made HUGE red stockings for us to carry our little "gifts" home!
He kicked the nurse because there was no body of water to drown her in.
Anyone who thinks otherwise is extremely naive, not to mention lucky to have missed the teaching moment.
Indeed I would go further. They are control freaks and you effectively have no rights in a hospital. Do it their way or else. Or else they call security which always takes their side; and if a child is involved they can immediately issue an opinion by a doctor that the child is at risk -- merely at risk of abuse, and then the child is THEIRS. Try to leave or stand on any of your so-called rights, and you will be taught an unforgettable lesson.
The only measure that might possibly work is to announce that you will not pay the bill if they do not let you leave. But you have to say it nicely to somebody way up on the food chain.
This guy is a member of the Clan Drunkennedy, so he was probably out of line before he kicked the nurse. Still, if you want to experience something you can tell your great-grandchildren in a PTSD cold sweat, try exercising your parental rights in a hospital maternity ward. Go ahead, make your family a legend.
Sorry but they do.
Theyre not my legal guardian, and theyre certainly not the legal guardian of my children
All it takes is the stroke of a pen by a medical practitioner. You are effectively non compos mentis and your child effectively a ward of the state. I'm not talking abstract, just real world. Try it. It will unseal your eyes.
Perhaps the hospital was going to run a drug test on the baby.....
...”Im more interested in knowing exactly why he couldnt take his child in the first place.Hospitals now refuse to let you take your newborn unless you allow them to administer immunizations.Many people think these contribute to autism.Is that the possible reason?Kennedys have never been my favorite people but I want to know more before condeming him”...
I am thinking the government mandated immunizations had something to do with this. Is it possible a Kennedy has responded to a “Nanny State” mandate forced upon hospitals?
And if Kennedy had manged to get the baby out of the hospital and he was drunk and the baby was injured or killed, you damn well better believe the mother would scream like a banshee and demand to know, “Why the hell did you let him take my baby out of the hospital. The man’s a Kennedy!”
I know that is true, but he didn’t say he was withdrawing the baby from their care, just taking a walk. You can’t just “take a walk” outside while the baby is under the care of the hospital. The hospital is still responsible for the child and has a say. If he was taking the child from their care, I’d back him up 100%, but just walking outside, possibly endangering the child’s life? No.
Im more interested in knowing exactly why he couldnt take his child in the first place.
Absolutely no one has the right to prevent a father or mother from the right to remove their child from any place, time or for any reason.
All of this hoopla about human rights....that includes babies doesn’t it? You would think so but on this matter.....crickets chirping.
As a “kicker” to this story I hate all of the Kennedy clan.
Your forget to mention sexual harassment and rape.
“Stand By Your Kennedy, they are all gods you know.”
...”First it was the social security number that was mandatory in a hospital; now its immunizations. The nazification of the U.S.A. and health care system is almost complete”...
Agreed! Let’s do not let our resentment of the harm the Kennedy’s have done to this country fall on all of them. Perhaps some are beginning to understand that they do not want to live in a communistic society. Let’s also understand that rebellion towards corruption often comes from the “inside.” It is quite clear that the hospital was keeping him from claiming his child..Why else would he have chosen to come and take the baby by force? Much more needs to be known about this.
Did they give him a breathalizer test?
Do you know who I am? /s
At last a sensible and reasonable statement.
For a while I thought I was visiting “George Noory’s Wacko to Wacko AM” radio show.