Breaking news Tuesday afternoon on a story TheBlaze has been following for months, as a Massachusetts judge has ruled that Justina Pelletier will remain in “permanent” custody of Massachusetts Department of Children and Families. Look for Glenn’s reaction to the news Wednesday on The Glenn Beck Radio program, and continue to follow TheBlaze.com for more updates.

TheBlaze’s Liz Klimas reports:

A Massachusetts judge ruled Tuesday that the Connecticut teen in the middle of a contentious custody battle between her parents and the state will remain in the “permanent” custody of the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families, according to the Boston Globe.


With this ruling by Boston juvenile court Judge Joseph Johnson, it will be up to the Department of Children and Families to decide if and when 15-year-old Justina Pelletier is returned to her parents’ custody.

Lou and Linda Pelletier have been fighting to regain custody of their daughter after it was taken by the DCF under allegations of medical child abuse 14 months ago.

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