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  • Justina Pelletier Declared Ward Of State (Special Petition)

    04/25/2014 2:47:40 PM PDT · by tflabo · 8 replies
    Grassfire ^ | 2.25.14 | By The Grassfire Team
    It’s time for grassroots Americans to rise up and come to the aid of the Pelletier family to end their 14-month nightmare. Take immediate action to stop this heinous, sickening and unconstitutional government overreach by signing the national petition to “Free Justina Now!” Please sign the petition and make phone calls--see below.
  • Judge Rules Justina Pelletier to Remain in State’s Custody

    03/25/2014 3:07:26 PM PDT · by blueyon · 46 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 3/25/14 | Liz Klimas
    A Massachusetts judge ruled Tuesday that the Connecticut teen in the middle of a contentious custody battle between her parents and the state will remain in the custody of the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families. The Boston Globe reported that Suffolk County juvenile court Judge Joseph Johnson granted “permanent” custody to the state DCF, leaving it up to the agency to decide if and when 15-year-old Justina Pelletier is returned to her parents’ custody. This decision was in response to a motion filed by Linda and Lou Pelletier, Justina’s parents, and her court-lawyer attorney for a “conditional custody” plan....
  • What We Found in a Boston Children’s Hospital Policy Manual About Research on ‘Wards of the State’

    02/24/2014 8:12:51 PM PST · by 1 spark · 43 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 2/1420/ | Liz Klimas
    “Children who are Wards of the state may be included in research that presents minimal risk…or greater than minimal risk with a prospect of direct benefit.” That’s a line from Boston Children’s Hospital’s “Clinical Investigations Policy and Procedure Manual. It’s the same facility that took over the care of 15-year-old Justina Pelletier against her parents’ wishes last year and they continue to wonder why. The parents of the teen from West Hartford, Conn., at the center of a custody, patient’s rights and medical diagnosis battle have questioned the motives as to why Boston Children’s Hospital countered the medical diagnosis and...
  • Glenn Beck Asks His Audience To Support Justina's Family

    02/19/2014 12:08:13 PM PST · by BornToBeAmerican · 13 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Feb. 18, 2014 4:45pm | Erica Ritz
    On Tuesday, Glenn Beck implored his listeners to speak up over the case of Justina Pelletier, a 15-year-old who has been at the center of a fierce battle between her parents, the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families (DCF) and Boston Children’s Hospital. Watch's Beck's emotional appeal for people to help save Jessica before she "wastes away and dies"