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December 2011 Archives

Texas Baby Removed While Parents Participated in Protest

On a frigid morning, officers from the Dallas police department responded to a possible child neglect call at the site of the "Occupy Dallas" protests. The officers reported that there were complaints from other protesters about a baby who had been crying all day and night. They located the 9-month-old infant who had been living in a tent, along with its parents. The officers, along with officials from Child Protective Services (CPS), believing that the baby was in danger of freezing to death, took the baby into custody.

Texas Judge Prohibited From Seeing Daughter After Online Video Surfaces

In Texas, even a judge is not above the law. Recently, a Texas family law judge in Aransas County was placed under a temporary restraining order. The restraining order forbids the judge from visiting his 10-year-old daughter without permission from the daughter's mother - his ex-wife.