Legislator Asks Governor to Intervene in Custody Case; Stan Jordan Says Returning Boy to Biological Parents Constitutes Child Abuse
Kerr, Jessie-Lynne, The Florida Times Union
Byline: Jessie-Lynne Kerr, The Times-Union
Removing little Evan Scott from the only home he has known since his birth 3 1/2 years ago to live with his biological mother constitutes child abuse, according to state Rep. Stan Jordan, R-Jacksonville, who sent a formal complaint Wednesday to Gov. Jeb Bush requesting his intervention.
"It appears the future of this child's safety and welfare is being determined by who is right rather than what is right," Jordan wrote in his letter to the governor and copied to Luci Hadi, secretary of the Florida Department of Children and Families.
Jordan said that while he respects the judicial restraints that led to a Circuit …
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Publication information: Article title: Legislator Asks Governor to Intervene in Custody Case; Stan Jordan Says Returning Boy to Biological Parents Constitutes Child Abuse. Contributors: Kerr, Jessie-Lynne - Author. Newspaper title: The Florida Times Union. Publication date: December 30, 2004. Page number: Not available. © 2007 The Florida Times-Union. COPYRIGHT 2004 Gale Group.
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