Black Hair Media Forum Homepage
BHM BHM BHM
Forum Home Forum Home > Lets Talk > Talk, Talk, and More Talk
  New Posts New Posts RSS Feed - Judge orders baby name be changed from Messiah...
  FAQ FAQ  Forum Search   Register Register  Login Login
Angkor Cambodian Hair
 

Judge orders baby name be changed from Messiah...

 
 Post Reply Post Reply Page  123 6>
It Always Begin With Beautiful Hair

Bootiful Cream



Author
 Rating: Topic Rating: 1 Votes, Average 5.00  Topic Search Topic Search  Topic Options Topic Options
texasmami0117 View Drop Down
Elite Member
Elite Member
Avatar

Joined: Jan 11 2008
Location: United States
Status: Offline
Points: 24521
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote texasmami0117 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Topic: Judge orders baby name be changed from Messiah...
    Posted: Aug 11 2013 at 5:08pm

...to Martin

Tenn. Judge Changes Infant's Name From 'Messiah'

 
A judge in Tennessee changed a 7-month-old boy's name to Martin from Messiah, saying the religious name was earned by one person and "that one person is Jesus Christ."

Child Support Magistrate Lu Ann Ballew ordered the name change last week, according to WBIR-TV (http://on.wbir.com/1cDOeTY). The boy's parents were in court because they could not agree on the child's last name, but when the judge heard the boy's first name, she ordered it changed, too.

"It could put him at odds with a lot of people and at this point he has had no choice in what his name is," Ballew said.

It was the first time she ordered a first name change, the judge said.

 
Messiah was No. 4 among the fastest-rising baby names in 2012, according to the Social Security Administration's annual list of popular baby names.

The judge in eastern Tennessee said the baby was to be named Martin DeShawn McCullough, which includes both parents' last name.

The boy's mother, Jaleesa Martin, of Newport, said she will appeal. She says Messiah is unique and she liked how it sounded alongside the boy's two siblings — Micah and Mason.

"Everybody believes what they want so I think I should be able to name my child what I want to name him, not someone else," Martin said.

Ballew said the name Messiah could cause problems if the child grows up in Cocke County, which has a large Christian population.

"The word Messiah is a title and it's a title that has only been earned by one person and that one person is Jesus Christ," the judge said.

Back to Top
Sponsored Links


Back to Top
yaya24 View Drop Down
Elite Member
Elite Member
Avatar

Joined: Apr 21 2008
Location: Bliss ♥.♥.♥
Status: Offline
Points: 55943
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (6) Thanks(6)   Quote yaya24 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Aug 11 2013 at 5:14pm
The judge was having a bad day.
I don't like the first name Messiah either, but that's what they chose.

They should appeal.
Back to Top
TokyoRose View Drop Down
Elite Member
Elite Member
Avatar

Joined: Jan 20 2005
Location: Chiba, Japan
Status: Offline
Points: 125980
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (30) Thanks(30)   Quote TokyoRose Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Aug 11 2013 at 5:15pm
I'm, yeah. The judge threw in religion into the judgement and that should not have happened. That pretty much proves discrimination and it needs to be overturned. I wonder what she would say about Latinos naming their baby Jesus.
Back to Top
tatee View Drop Down
Elite Member
Elite Member
Avatar

Joined: Jun 09 2006
Status: Offline
Points: 386301
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (16) Thanks(16)   Quote tatee Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Aug 11 2013 at 5:18pm
Originally posted by texasmami0117 texasmami0117 wrote:


"The word Messiah is a title and it's a title that has only been earned by one person and that one person is Jesus Christ," the judge said.



she lost her damn mind.  judges out here naming babies now when every latino got a cousin brother or uncle named Jesus.
Back to Top
Ladycoils View Drop Down
Elite Member
Elite Member
Avatar

Joined: Dec 27 2008
Location: Maryland
Status: Offline
Points: 32127
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (8) Thanks(8)   Quote Ladycoils Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Aug 11 2013 at 5:21pm
The judge doesn't have the right- appeal.
Back to Top
Starrygurl View Drop Down
Elite Member
Elite Member


Joined: Oct 29 2006
Status: Offline
Points: 10879
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Starrygurl Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Aug 11 2013 at 5:40pm
Originally posted by TokyoRose TokyoRose wrote:

I'm, yeah. The judge threw in religion into the judgement and that should not have happened. That pretty much proves discrimination and it needs to be overturned. I wonder what she would say about Latino naming their baby Jesus.
 
I was like okay that's it? Confused I seen both French and Spanish versions of Jesus.
Back to Top
Random Thoughts View Drop Down
Elite Member
Elite Member
Avatar

Joined: Aug 10 2009
Status: Offline
Points: 132570
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (5) Thanks(5)   Quote Random Thoughts Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Aug 11 2013 at 5:45pm
Unconstitutional?
Back to Top
Random Thoughts View Drop Down
Elite Member
Elite Member
Avatar

Joined: Aug 10 2009
Status: Offline
Points: 132570
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (2) Thanks(2)   Quote Random Thoughts Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Aug 11 2013 at 5:47pm
FSU has a black football player named Jesus


Back to Top
tatee View Drop Down
Elite Member
Elite Member
Avatar

Joined: Jun 09 2006
Status: Offline
Points: 386301
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (14) Thanks(14)   Quote tatee Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Aug 11 2013 at 5:50pm
i'd name a kid Messiah before id name one Jesus. 
Back to Top
Gkisses View Drop Down
Elite Member
Elite Member
Avatar

Joined: Jul 12 2008
Location: CrackaIsland
Status: Offline
Points: 402617
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (2) Thanks(2)   Quote Gkisses Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Aug 11 2013 at 5:52pm
 Why were they fighting over his last name? Why wouldnt she want him to have the fathers last name.... Im a lot more interested in that story....
Back to Top
Get Longer Healthier Faster Growing Hair
Get Healthier Stronger Longer Hair
Glam Twinz
Weave Connection
Little Black Scarf
Human Hair Wigs
Wefting Training
Brazilian Hair
Brazilian Hair
Wig and Hair Extension on Amazon
 Post Reply Post Reply Page  123 6>
  Share Topic   

Forum Jump Forum Permissions View Drop Down