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Topic - Janet Jenkins
A pastor from Virginia was convicted Tuesday of helping a woman flee the country three years ago when she was on the brink of having to turn custody of her young daughter over to the woman who was once her partner in a Vermont civil union.
A Christian ministry leader is expected to testify Monday in a federal court in Vermont about the parental kidnapping of a little girl who was born to two women who were once in a Vermont civil union.
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont judge has dissolved the civil union between two former lesbian partners and awarded custody of their 5-year-old daughter to the Northern Virginia woman who has renounced her homosexuality. The other woman was awarded regular visitation.
"I know very little at this point, but I really hope that this means that Isabella is safe and well. I am looking forward to having my daughter home safe with me very soon," Ms. Jenkins said.
Ms. Jenkins said Friday that she was "grateful to everyone in law enforcement" for their efforts to track down Isabella, who turned 9 this month.