America needs to wake up to the contempt in which the people and their parental rights are held by too many agencies of our governments.
Information about another case in Phoenix, like Justina Pelletier’s in Boston, has emerged recently, and the concern in both cases is comprehensive. It’s not just that parental rights are dismissed as meaningless. It’s that the “authority” of government is the highest priority, over the visibly obvious welfare – rather, the destruction to the welfare – of the children.
A principle is upheld in each case: that government authority must prevail, no matter what the cost to the children involved.
The new case I refer to is that of Kayla and Hannah Diegel – 14 and 10, respectively – who, like Justina Pelletier, have a very rare genetic disorder. Theirs is called a “congenital disorder of glycosylation,” which interferes with metabolism. The Inquisitr adds:
Both also have gastroparesis, which is paralysis of the stomach muscles, and dysmotility of the colon. They have [been] fed through feeding tubes for some time, because their systems couldn’t process solid food adequately. With the feeding tubes, the sisters were able to gain weight and thrive.