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Judge Gives Custody Of Justina Pelletier To State Of Massachusetts

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A major blow to the heartbreaking story of Justina Pelletier and her family happened Tuesday March 25th. The judge involved in the case made a ruling that gave full custody to the State of Massachusetts and took it away from her parents. Now it is up to the Masachusetts Department of Children and Families (DCF) to determine when the teenage girl will return to her parents (if ever) and her medical care will now be decided by the government. This is a huge blow for parental rights when it comes to healthcare.

Justina Pelletier Update

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A while ago we brought to you the heart breaking story of Justina Pelletier – a young girl who was ripped apart from her family by the State of Massachusetts. We wanted to give you an update on how the young girl is doing and update you about the battle her family continues to fight to regain custody of their daughter from the state of Massachsetts Department of Children and Families (DCF).