BOSTON (CBS) – The Pelletier case has caught some national media attention as the DCF once again finds itself in the center of a hotly contested issue. Justina Pelletier has been placed in DCF custody, and the power to make decisions about her medical treatment has been taken away from her parents. Lou Pelletier, her father, is in studio to talk about this trying ordeal, and what he and his wife ultimately want for their daughter. Do you think the state is doing the right thing by taking control of Justina’s treatment? Or should her parents have the final say?
Originally broadcast March 7th, 2014.