Thursday, May 29, 2008

Texas Supreme Court Rules Sect Children Should Go Home

John Sullivan reports in the New York Times:

The Texas State Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that the removal of children from a polygamist religious group's ranch by child welfare authorities was unwarranted and that the children should be returned.

The court's ruling upheld a decision issued last week by the Third Court of Appeals in Austin finding that a state district court judge had not been justified in allowing the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services to remove hundreds children from a ranch complex near Eldorado in April.

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