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Justina Pelletier treated
worse than a terrorist

Boston Herald, by Michael Graham

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Posted By:John c, 4/19/2014 8:14:46 AM

There is a young person held captive in Massachusetts today who is not allowed to participate in religious ceremonies, or visit family without government agents watching. No, it’s not accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. It’s 15-year-old mitochondrial disease patient and nonterrorist Justina Pelletier. U.S. District Court Judge George O’Toole Jr. ruled Wednesday that the now-20-year-old charged with four deaths and injuring more than 260 people should be able to see his sisters without an FBI agent present. The feds can appeal, but he says their case would have to be “pretty convincing.” “Can you believe it?”

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Gov. Patrick refuses to investigate his appointee.

Glenn Beck had interviewed the family.

Do not post headlines in all caps.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Starlady, 4/19/2014 8:29:06 AM     (No. 9816646)

Unfortunately, the headline is correct. Time to boycott Massachusetts as a place to vacation and businesses that may sell online etc. they certainly don´t care about bad publicity for their state. This overreach could happen to more parents in the future if we ignore this case.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: ruready?, 4/19/2014 8:36:42 AM     (No. 9816657)

Justina will likely turn 18 before she escapes.

Massachusetts only loses if they give in and release Justina. They lose in public opinion and the open themselves up to a huge lawsuit and likely jail time for the leaders.

During this madness, the Tea Party might be able turn this into a public relations nightmare and further advance the proposition that the government is overreaching and wholly unqualified to look after people. Certainly they could scare people with children out of their wits. Wonder if anyone has gotten comments from Elizabeth Warren.



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Reply 3 - Posted by: Coy860, 4/19/2014 8:53:11 AM     (No. 9816673)

Justina has a feeding tube, and word is that it is infected. Her parents were told she was taken to the ER 2 weeks ago, but the reason for it was not revealed to her parents. She may not make it to her 18th birthday.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: fritzilou, 4/19/2014 9:16:08 AM     (No. 9816707)

In many instances the government is the criminal that holds the hostage with a gun to their head. If we love the hostage, it is we that have to have restraint; we who have to bow down and beg the criminals to let our people go. And, if they don´t, then what? Eventually, in all these arbitrary cases, it amounts to making the righteous suffer so long, they blow up in anger. The bullies win...............see, we told you they were bad people.........see, see, see.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: MeiDei, 4/19/2014 9:24:45 AM     (No. 9816722)

Her father revealed during an interview that at least a dozen parents whose children under similar circumstances were taken, & died in custody, have begged him not to give up. It is unfair - if true - for them not to come forward & testify.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: wendybird, 4/19/2014 10:49:09 AM     (No. 9816814)

I can’t understand the absence of the physicians making the original diagnosis in this issue. The diagnosis of mitochondrial disease is made, as I understand it, on objective information, not by some shrink as a clinical impression. If someone were to disagree with a diagnosis made on objective information, and improving on the treatment approach suggested, then discarded with apparently unhappy results, I would be hot.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Ravenhaven, 4/19/2014 11:02:13 AM     (No. 9816835)

Massachusetts is also the place where three Jewish young men had their throats slit (in Waltham). The butchers turned out to be the Tsarnaev brothers. Since there was no forced entry, obviously the victims knew the killers. (Turned out one was "best friends" with the older brother.) Why were no leads pursued to conclusion which would have prevented the Marathon massacre?

What´s going on in the Bay State?

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