AWESOME: Mass. State Reps to get involved to try and #FreeJustina

Finally some good news on the #FreeJustina front. I’m not sure how far this can go but hopefully these State Reps in Massachusetts can do something about this intolerable situation and #FreeJustina:

FOXCT – There were dramatic new developments Wednesday in the case of West Hartford teenager, Justina Pelletier, that could pave the way for her release from Massachusetts State custody.

Justina Pelletier’s next hearing is slated for March 17, but a group of Massachusetts lawmakers is pushing for an immediate release.

According to Mass. State Representative Marc Lombardo, as of 5pm Wednesday, he and Rep. Jim Lyons had 12 representatives backing a resolution that would start the process of releasing Justina Pelletier to her parents right away.

Rep. Lombardo will raise the resolution at the next House of Representatives session, which is scheduled for March 5.

“The Pelletier case is a dispute between conflicting medical opinions… the decision on which medical treatment to adopt should rest with the parents, not with DCF. The Department’s heavy-handed, unjustified interference with the rights of these parents is an example of what is wrong with this agency,” said Rep. Jim Lyons (R-Andover).

Also Wednesday, newly minted Pelletier family spokesman, Rev. Patrick Mahoney, of the Christian Defense Coalition, said Justina will not be going to the foster care facility in Merrimac, Massachusetts as ordered by a judge Monday.

Instead, Justina will remain at the Wayside Youth and Family Support Network in Framingham, where she’s been since January, after spending more than 11 months in Boston Children’s Hospital.

Rev. Mahoney confirmed that a peaceful vigil will be held near the Wayside facility on Saturday at noon in Framingham.

He stressed that it will not be on Wayside’s property and said residents of the facility will not be able to see those at the vigil.

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  • tinker_thinker

    I hope it works! Looking at her before and after pictures is telling. It looks like the state agency and Boston Hosp. Drs are killing her.

  • imatellau

    what is the typical reaction of ANY government agency when busted??? HIDE the evidence thats why i think the judge ordered her moved monday…
    thank rep lyons… we need more… we need her FREE!!!

  • colliemum

    Keep praying for Justina and her parents!
    Keep praying that it isn’t too late to get her back into the hands of the doctors who can make her better.

    • Swamp Fox

      Hopefully everyone takes a brief moment to do exactly as you prescribe.

    • TexasPGRRider

      I Just did, mum…Thanks

  • TexasPGRRider

    To remove a child for abuse or neglect is one thing, but to Take a child from one`s parents who love them, can NOT be tolerated ! ! ! !

    • notsofastthere

      Abuse is a subjective term. When government is in charge they can deem anything abuse at any given moment. The same goes with the word FAIR … bases on whose judgment?
      In many cases CPS is a disaster and abusive service department.

      • TexasPGRRider

        Great Point…For SURE

    • Steve Angell

      Neither can refusing to hear both sides be tolerated. Hospitals need reigned in.

      • uselogic19

        I’d never thought that way until my mother went into the hospital a month + ago. Doctor ego reigns supreme. Their set of docs flatly refused to do what a doctor in a competing hospital did to save Mom’s life 5 months ago…with the exact same symptoms/scenario. She’s suffered because of it. A pox on all of them,.

        • Steve Angell

          Yes my daughter suffers very bad migraines. But the chief Neurologist in town says it is all in her head. No one dares question him. She handles it by going to her doctor and getting medicines that actually work.

          Don’t know if you can get your mom back to the good doctor but that is your best bet most likely. Most doctors are arrogant tyrants.

  • John Queue

    God willing, once they get their daughter back, a nice…very expensive lawsuit will be served upon DCS which begins their actual journey BACK into the abyss from whence they came.

    • timsrighty

      Considering what the Pelletier family has been through, yeah, I would say they will come back with a whopper of a lawsuit.

    • Steve Angell

      Very likely their daughter will suffer for the rest of her life because of the actions of DCF. No treatment means the disease progressed unrestrained. The damage is most likely permanent. Damages will be huge.

  • Erick

    Many (not all) of the workers at government agencies are like children who test boundaries with their parents. They feel a need to keep testing the limits of their perceived power. They are drunk with it. It’s time to ground them.

    • Steve Angell

      Fire them and criminally charge them. Only way to stop this make it clear you push to far you go to prison.

  • sjmom

    I pray Justina is returned to her family swiftly and safely.

  • Freedomswatch

    Please let them be successful and Justina be reunited with her family. This case is the definition of an overreaching, dangerous government.

    • notsofastthere

      This case was in the local papers for a year or so. It seems also to be a case of poor judgment of a Judge, abuse of authority, ego on the part of doctor at Boston Gen, and mass cover up of gross abuse by CPS and all involved. MA – the home of Liberal Utopia.

  • Ken Valley

    It’s about time! I’m sick of these left-wing DCF Gestapos and the Boston Children to think they have the power to destroy families. If I was the Pelletiers, I’d would sue both DCF and that communist Hospital for $100 million or more! They have brought on suffering to this family long enough and they will pay for what they’ve done!

  • puma_for_life

    It”s. About. Time. Thanks to Glenn Beck and Meghan Kelly. I keep thinking there must be something more to this case, it sounds so completely insane, but if there was I’m sure it would have been exposed by now with people looking into it. All you have to do is look at what this girl looks like now and what she looked like with her parents. It is very scary. If she dies in custody what will the explanation be? I do pray that the actions of these state legislators results in her reunion with her poor parents…wow, what a complete night mare.

  • 12grace

    Get out of our way hypocrites. There parents have every right to help their child as they see fit.

  • I will also pray for her. While we are waiting for God’s hand, I believe this is the address and phone number for the immoral Judge who is allowing this to happen. Be respectful, but this bully should be publicly humiliated.

    Judge Johnson

    Essex County Juvenile Court

    Lynn Session

    139 Central Avenue

    Lynn, MA 01901

    (781) 586-0415

  • nibblesyble

    Raising my hands in Praise to Mighty God!! This makes my heart sing. Now lets jail the monsters that did this to Justina and bankrupt them too!

    • Laurel

      I agree. Someone needs to pay and I would say start with the doctor who began this mess.

  • Laurel

    This whole situation is mind boggling to me.

    • Steve Angell


  • notsofastthere

    This is only a prelude as to what we are to expect when Progressives fully control Obamacare.
    We are also conditioned to change our language, the foods we eat, when and where we can practice our religion, how a marriage and family is defined, how you can and can’t treat your children, what laws will be observed by the DOJ. Regardless of what progressives THINK – they are destroying my ability to be free and determine my right to pursue happiness

  • Mcmon

    This should of never happened to this family. After Justine is home safe I hope the family will file there 1 st of many lawsuits. The only way you can stop people from ever doing this again is by suing everyone involved. That will be the best incentive to not ever try this again.

    To the Pelletier Family , stay strong you have many supporters, and we will not let this go until Justine is home.

  • And this is WHY he needed to ignore the gag order (and why the hospital and crooked judge wanted to stop him talking)–to let the world know what was going on.

    • notsofastthere

      Political correctness prohibits free expression
      Colleges encourage free ideas by prohibiting free speech and forbidding certain kinds of speech. Students shout down speech they don’t want permitted on their campus
      Judges abuse the ‘gag order’
      Obama uses executive privilege to prevent obtaining information
      America….we have a problem here

  • Tim Fisher

    I feel sorry for these parents and hope they soon get their daughter back with them. We profess to be a nation of freedom and liberty to the world and something like this is allowed to happen because some moron for a judge makes a stupid decision