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Man Convicted for Defending Son
August 20, 2009 permalink
When a bear kills another animal, or even a man, molesting her cubs, does she have a mental disorder? Most people understand that this is an instinctual defense of her own offspring.
An article today from Australia shows how this simple fact of life is not recognized for humans. A man was convicted of a crime for attacking a worker taking his son. Child protectors desperately need these laws, otherwise most of their workers would be killed. It just shows how child protection is incompatible with normal human life.
Man guilty of attack on FACS worker
August 20th, 2009
A MAN charged with attacking a child protection worker when she took his oldest son into care has been found guilty.
The man - who cannot be named for legal reasons - was charged with aggravated assault, and pleaded not guilty to a jury in the NT Supreme Court.
The jury found he grabbed Family and Children's Services child protection worker Jane Kennedy, ripping the buttons off her shirt, when she said she was taking his 13-year-old son into care overnight.
The man will be sentenced at a later date.
Source: Northern Territory News (Australia)