Mudcat Café message #2298903 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #109821   Message #2298903
Posted By: McGrath of Harlow
27-Mar-08 - 02:22 PM
Thread Name: BS: Religious freedom, or murder?
Subject: RE: BS: Religious freedom, or murder?
As in a number of other cases involving children, there seems to be an eagerness to point the finger and lay down the law, in advance of actually having enough information to make those kind of judgements.

Here's a link to a editorial about this case in the local paper where this happened which seems to say some sensible things about the need to hold off making judgements.

"Step back from our shared emotional reaction to this story, though, and judgments are less clear.

While we all can agree that Kara's death is tragic and could have been prevented, there's still much we don't know -- which is why authorities still are investigating and prosecutors still must determine if any criminal charges are appropriate. "