[ExI] flds raid, was general repudiation...

spike spike66 at att.net
Tue May 6 03:15:27 UTC 2008

> >
>  No doubt this FLDS case will be used as a precedent for 
> more state interferences.
> And which way might this knife cut next, pray tell?  MB

I suggested the obvious one earlier MB: the muslim community.  There we see
all the stuff for which the FLDS people are being accused: polygamy, child
abuse, teaching the daughters to accept abuse, teaching the sons to become
abusers, etc.  Of course the muslim does not universally accept these
things.  But the critical precedent set by the FLDS raid was taking *all the
kids in the neighborhood* when some subset of that group is judged to be out
of line, with no legal proof required.  It is too easy to imagine this
standard being applied to the muslim community and the local CPS attempting
to seize the children of *anyone* known to be part of that mosque.  Then if
they don't, why is not the CPS considered negligent?  Once they are finished
there, where next?


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