Lately we’ve all be hearing about the case of a young mum #RebeccaMinnock who has gone on ‘the run’ with her small son Ethan. Whilst I DO NOT condone anything that is illegal in this case without knowing all the facts the press and the public on social media seem to be vilifying this young woman for her actions.
It was not that long ago that the press reported sensationally on the parents of a disabled boy who ‘ran’ with him to Spain and then onward’s so they could seek the right kind of medical treatment for him. In the end I’m not even sure if that family got any sort of official apology.
Yet here we are again, commenting and reporting on the case of #RebeccaMinnock as if we all know all the facts. Many dads groups are up in arms about this, outraged and saying if this was a dad it would be a lot worse, how so, that other parent would still be going through the torment and anguish of not knowing where that child was, the full force of the Law (which is a bit of an ass in my opinion when it comes to family matters such as PAS) would still apply. Continue reading The Rebecca Minnock Story