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Originally posted by nasdack24k
Originally posted by AshleyD
reply to post by intrepid
Bary, a native of Sri Lanka who turned 17 earlier this month, is neither a U.S. citizen nor a resident of Florida, so if her parents want her returned to their home in New Albany, Ohio, that likely will occur, experts said.
The Barys reportedly emigrated from Sri Lanka in 2000 to seek medical treatment for Rifqa, who lost the sight in her right eye following an accident at home.
Something tells me the state needs to take this seriously. Islam is big on physical punishment.
As a side note, I find it interesting the media is involved here at all.. If I were in her situation, I would have found a friend to stay with until 18, and just become invisible to my parents. Live under the radar for a bit, you know? It's really not all that difficult.
Originally posted by kj6754
It was decided that she can stay in Florida while her parents are being investigated. The next court hearing is on September 3.
Originally posted by intrepid
Are the laws different in the States than in Canada? At 16 a child can move out.
Originally posted by Aggie Man
If they do not emancipate her, hopefully they will place her in foster care. It's obvious she fears abuse/death if sent back home. I just can't see child protective services sending her back home given that...heck, kids get put in foster care all the time simply because they got a well deserved spanking.
Originally posted by endisnighe
As of today, October 13th, the judge has ordered her back. So, Muslims are allowed to kill their kids for their religion but anyone else goes to prison for spanking their child for misbehaving. Got to love America, the home of the idiot government and the land of the sheeple.
Originally posted by dooper
She won't be killed back at her home.
They'll get her out of the country knowing they're being watched, and do it somewhere else.
One of the teen sisters shot and left for dead in a taxicab dialed 911 for help, telling the operator "I'm dying," according to a call released by Texas police on Wednesday.
Gov. Charlie Crist (R) said, "The first and only priority of my administration is the safety and well-being of this child." Marco Rubio, Crist's opponent in a GOP primary for a U.S. Senate seat, also urged state leaders "to use every legal tool at their disposal to properly evaluate Rifqa's best interests."
"The case in Florida began as a television event," said Craig McCarthy, a former attorney for Rifqa's mother in Orlando. "It could have been dismissed on Day One." As courts in Orlando and Columbus, Ohio, wrestle over which state has jurisdiction, Rifqa remains in Orlando in foster care. On Tuesday, an Orlando judge ruled Rifqa should return to Ohio, although no timeline was set, and when she does return she will remain in foster care.