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Father convicted for child porn can’t stay with son

DOTHAN, Ala. — A federal judge in Alabama declined to grant an injunction in favor of a father who wants to have overnight visits with his minor son or live with the boy despite his conviction for possessing child pornography. Though the court notes that the father’s lawsuit raises “difficult questions” about the balance of parental rights and the state’s interest in protecting children, it was not persuaded that a preliminary injunction is warranted.

Read the ruling here.

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