Tenn. Judge: Baby Can't Be Named 'Mes...

Tenn. Judge: Baby Can't Be Named 'Messiah'

There are 73 comments on the NewsRadio540.com story from Aug 12, 2013, titled Tenn. Judge: Baby Can't Be Named 'Messiah'. In it, NewsRadio540.com reports that:

According to one Tennessee judge, only one person in history deserves the name "Messiah" - so on Thursday she changed a 7-month-old's name to Martin instead.

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“ reality, what a concept”

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#81 Aug 18, 2013
The Rogue wrote:
And who is paying the court costs for all of this overturning? You, Ricky-Poo-Poo of Kansas? You do have one big, loud mouth and it's carried over from the other thread. Just so happens that there's no live plug in it right now, ya got it? LOL LOL LOL
The folk who pay taxes to Tennessee are going to have to foot the bill for what this little bit of judicial activism in the name of God gone stupid is going to cost to fix. The ACLU is representing the parents now and so the taxpayers to Tennessee have that meter running too. I don't pay any taxes to Tennessee. Darn. Wait a second. Aren't conservatives opposed to activist judges?

“Hippie Single DAD, vet, Honest”

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#82 Aug 18, 2013
tallyho wrote:
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stay on the subject this is a civil court , not a criminal
JUDGE: The word Messiah is a title and it's a title that has only been earned by one person and that one person is Jesus Christ," Judge Lu Ann Ballew said in her ruling. She added that the decision is for little Messiah's own good, as his name "could put him at odds with a lot of people," particularly in the heavily Christian county where he lives.
the judge passing a law school and a state bar exam is hardly uneducated
I didn't stray far & understood that fully before I spoke.
Actually "Family Court" falls under neither civil or criminal guidelines.
That is the idea behind it, one court ,one family,one judge approach reduces shuffling between courts .
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"the judge passing a law school and a state bar exam is hardly uneducated"
This means nothing. Without this judges record to look at anyway. even with it the ruling is still wrong. A criminal judge hearing family cases is akin to talking to my G.P. Doctor about brain surgery or talking to my neurologists about my broken finger or my dislocated joints.
I have an odd last name,particularly in the area where this case is ,With the last name COONS ,I have raised more than a few eyebrows ,if i would have been raised in an area with a lot of Blacks,should the court intervened & changed my name to protect me?
My first response of "I guess you could really cause a ruckus in Cocke county naming your kid Vishnu,Brahma,or Shiva or Allah! or Buddha or just reject them all & Call Him your little Devil!" is no different here,someone,anyone telling you that you HAVE to change your name is no different than them telling what color of clothes to wear "To Protect Yourself" Rick

“ reality, what a concept”

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#83 Aug 18, 2013
tallyho wrote:
stay on the subject this is a civil court , not a criminal
JUDGE: The word Messiah is a title and it's a title that has only been earned by one person and that one person is Jesus Christ," Judge Lu Ann Ballew said in her ruling. She added that the decision is for little Messiah's own good, as his name "could put him at odds with a lot of people," particularly in the heavily Christian county where he lives.
the judge passing a law school and a state bar exam is hardly uneducated
Unfortunately, in this case, the "judge" is actually a "child support magistrate", a hearing officer empowered to make statutory determinations in custody issues. She didn't have to be a lawyer to be one and isn't. Activist child support magistrates ruling on issues no one has asked her about, not smart. Even if she says God agrees with her.

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#84 Aug 18, 2013
she has all of the powers of a judge up to a degree...she is hearing the case seems that the courts on a full docket ..

her ruling is binding

“My Bad! Just hold me. ”

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#86 Aug 19, 2013
greymouser wrote:
Perhaps I could offer a happy medium...
Muad'Dib.
The name of the small mouse that has an ability to survive in the deserts of Arrakis.
If he survives the test of the Spice of Life, he may become the Kwasitz Haderach despite the machinations of competing powers.
Or become a plumber, mechanical engineer or Starbucks barrista. Pursuit of happiness and all that...
Dune?
joe

United States

#87 Aug 20, 2013
Who gives a crap what they name their child? The scary part is that some one that believes all the bible MYTHS has authority over peoples lives. The bible was written by bronze age sheep herders FOR bronze age sheep herders,, time to come out of the dark ages?? Earth is not flat anymore!!

“....VETS”

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#89 Aug 20, 2013
I care hate the name JOE. sounds like a cup of coffee

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#90 Aug 20, 2013
greymouser wrote:
Perhaps I could offer a happy medium...

Muad'Dib.

The name of the small mouse that has an ability to survive in the deserts of Arrakis.

If he survives the test of the Spice of Life, he may become the Kwasitz Haderach despite the machinations of competing powers.

Or become a plumber, mechanical engineer or Starbucks barrista. Pursuit of happiness and all that...
Lol... It's all about the Spice

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Nehwon

#91 Aug 21, 2013
DC tells it like it is wrote:
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Dune?
Dude!

(Dude punctuation translations:

Dude!- Yes!
Dude?- I don't understand. Pass the bong.
Dude.- I agree. Pass the bong.
Duuuude.- You went there. Pass the bong.
Duuuude (affirmative head shake)- Blew my mind. pass the bong.
)

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Nehwon

#92 Aug 21, 2013
formerlythere wrote:
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Lol... It's all about the Spice
And the Spice must flow.

One day, once humanity picks their feet up after the Armageddon, they will realize the break up of the Spice Girls was the equivalent of the Messiah being crucified.

“My Bad! Just hold me. ”

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#93 Aug 22, 2013
greymouser wrote:
<quoted text>
Dude!
(Dude punctuation translations:
Dude!- Yes!
Dude?- I don't understand. Pass the bong.
Dude.- I agree. Pass the bong.
Duuuude.- You went there. Pass the bong.
Duuuude (affirmative head shake)- Blew my mind. pass the bong.
)
Dune...As in really good book.
HeHe

Torrance, CA

#94 Sep 5, 2013
Hello
The Rogue

Olive Branch, MS

#95 Oct 21, 2013
Rick in Kansas wrote:
Prediction, the Judge will be overturned and hauled before the state's judicial review board. This kind of abuse will not go unnoticed, even in Tennessee.
Well, time has trudged on Rickie Pooh..........it ain't gonna happen!

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