Friday, 15 May 2015
Florida woman flees with son to avoid his circumcision
Some people say she was simply doing what she could to protect a child portrayed as "scared to death" of the procedure, a judge issued a scalding rebuke for her refusal to appear in court, charging her with contempt and issuing an arrest warrant.
However, the mother later changed her mind thus causing the long legal battle. Circuit and appellate judges have sided with the father, but potential surgeons have backed out after failing to get the mother's consent and being targeted by anti-circumcision protesters.
She was taken into custody Thursday, her attorney Thomas Hunker said, declining to release further details.