Skip to comments.“Free range” parents in Maryland win appeal with CPS
Posted on 05/26/2015 7:37:42 AM PDT by Hojczyk
This ruling only concerns the first case involving the Meitivs. While they had pursued the appeal on the January ruling, police took their children into custody again last month for walking to the park on their own, holding them for more than five hours.
The action raised eyebrows even among those who disapprove of the Meitivs parenting style, with many demanding to know how the police and CPS could argue that their actions were less harmful than allowing two children to walk alone to a nearby park.
They still have not issued a conclusion on that incident, but its practically identical to the circumstances of the first case. The only difference is that the Meitivs children are a little older and more experienced now. Its possible that this second incident backfired, and CPS wants to get out from under the entire issue now. The April case prompted an intervention at the highest levels of Marylands government:
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) asked the state Department of Human Resources in April to conduct a thorough investigation of the incident and of the policies involved to determine what changes might be needed, according to a statement from a spokeswoman.
It was not clear whether Hogans request influenced the new finding in the Meitiv case.
It may not be provable, but no bureaucracy works this fast without some kind of pressure being exerted by people who matter. Besides, Maryland has enough problems with its image these days, especially in policing, to sustain a narrative of holding kids for hours as a form of punishment to the parents.
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Wonder how much the state has spent playing around with this poor family, and why their isn’t a line of lawyers at their door to sue CPS for malicious prosecution, kidnapping, etc.
,,,,,, the maryland nanny state is coming after us all . Childhood propaganda and indoctrination of our young is the new poison of young minds . Soon our young will be turning their parents for not complying to political correctness standards . The brown uniforms are coming in vogue .
Kids here`n abouts been wuz free-ranged since 1644- no fear coz we could carry .22 rifles with us anywhere since we wuz 8 yars old`n. These police n CPS`ers appear to be alien foreigners, not Americans.
I had no idea I was a victim of child abuse.
Maryland “Freak State” kidnapping people’s kids PING!
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