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Geldof on State Kidnapping

Relocation and Leave to Remove: A Report by The Custody Minefield
Foreword by Sir Bob Geldof. Formal Release Date 7 December 2009

I can hardly read the literature on Family Law without simultaneous feelings of an awful sadness and profound rage. Sadness at what has been done to our children and their families and deep rage for our Family Courts and the inadequate practitioners that work within it.
In the near future the Family Law under which we endure will be seen as barbaric, criminally damaging, abusive, neglectful, harmful to society, the family, the parents and the children in whose name it purports to act. It is beyond scrutiny or criticism and like a secret society its members – the judges, lawyers, social and child “care” agencies behave like any closed vested interest and protect each others’ backs.
The court is entirely informed by outdated social engineering models and contemporary attitudes rather than fact, precedent rather than common sense and modish unproven nostrums rather than present day realities. It is a disgraceful mess. A farrago of cod professionalism and faux concern largely predicated on nonsensical social guff, mumbo-jumbo and psycho-babble. Dangling at the other end of this are the lives of thousands of British children and their families.
Here is one more report that empirically nails the obvious fact that to remove a child from their father (in the hugely vast majority of cases), their grandparents and other family, their school and friends, is wholly destructive to a child and its family.
How much longer must we put up with the state sanctioned kidnap of our most vulnerable? Because in effect that’s what “Leave to Remove” amounts to. How much longer do we tolerate the vested interest intransigence of the appalling U.K. Family Justice system? How long before just one of them admit they have got it ALL wrong and apologise to their myriad victims?
This report is important, timely and vital. To accept its findings, which could have and should have, been conducted at any time in the past 30 years, is to accept the awful conclusion that rather than Solomon like resolving our tragically human disputes with understanding, compassion and logical pragmatism the courts have consistently acted against society’s interest through the application of prejudice, gender bias and awful impartial cruelty.
This report proves it. May God forgive them. I won’t.
Bob Geldof (December 2009)


Ye Gods! St Robert has said something with which I agree. Mind you, I suspect his own direct experience has something to do with his outbreak of common sense. It's easy to gob off about fashionable things you know nothing about (like climate) if you can fly halfway round the globe to rub shoulders with 15,000 other culls, plus their spouses, mistresses, toyboys, catamites etc. for free.

As Disputin says, Agreeing with Sir Bob!
The disgrace of the Family Courts really really needs highlighting.

I applaud his efforts and the 2010 election campaign needs to focus on drastic reform of this appalling and abusive system
that most of the Western World is laughing at. The old fashion concepts of "residency", "contact" and "timeshare" should
be replaced with Parenting and Parenting Plans. Children's Right should replaced Parental Rights. Parental Rights means
absolutely nothing today in England.

...and another Lefty twerp starts to wake up.

He is only waing up because he is being prodded by them. You can rest assured that he is still really asleep.

As far as I am concernedit will keep going on until someone snaps and takes out a few of these people with an Uzi. The fact we have not so far shows how far we have fallen. Nowadays most of us see an anarchist as someone who writes a spiffing article in the paper about a subject. Just like Bob.

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