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ColleenC2
05-22-2008, 05:17 PM
http://www.cnn.com/2008/CRIME/05/22/flds.ruling/index.html

SAN ANGELO, Texas (CNN) -- The state of Texas should not have removed children it took from a polygamist sect's ranch because it didn't prove they were in "imminent enough" danger, an appeals court ruled Thursday.


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ColleenC2
05-22-2008, 05:22 PM
SAN ANGELO, Texas A Texas appeals court said Thursday that the state had no right to take more than 400 children from a polygamist sect's ranch, a ruling that could unravel one of the biggest child-custody cases in U.S. history.

The Third Court of Appeals in Austin ruled that the state offered "legally and factually insufficient" grounds for the "extreme" measure of removing all children from the ranch, from babies to teenagers.

The state never provided evidence that the children were in any immediate danger, the only grounds in Texas law for taking children from their parents without court approval, the appeals court said.


http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,357266,00.html

ColleenC2
05-22-2008, 05:24 PM
updated 2:28 p.m. CT, Thurs., May. 22, 2008
SAN ANGELO, Texas - A Texas appeals court said Thursday that the state had no right to take more than 400 children from a polygamist sect's ranch, a ruling that could unravel one of the biggest child-custody cases in U.S. history.

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/24777095/

ColleenC2
05-22-2008, 06:24 PM
CPS admits more 'girls' in Texas polygamist sect are adults
May 21, 2008
HoustonChronicle.com -- Chronicle
The development weakens the agency's claim that dozens of underage girls were forced by FLDS to have sex with older men.

ColleenC2
05-22-2008, 07:30 PM
Third Court of Appeals Mandamus Ruling

stated in part that:

"The state never provided evidence that teenage girls were being sexaully abused"

"The state never alleged any sexual or physical abuse against the other children"

"The state never provided evidence that the children were in any immediate danger"