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February 3rd, 2010
12:00 PM ET

Abduction or misunderstanding in Haitian kids case?

A judge will meet today with some of the Americans who were arrested for trying to illegally take 33 Haitian children out of that country.

There's still no decision as to whether they'll be charged with attempted child trafficking.

Christopher Schmidt, an attorney who specializes in international kidnapping cases, joined us on Wednesday's American Morning to discuss the case.

Read more: Pastor: Court hearing set for Americans held in Haiti

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  1. nancy

    Abduction, plain and simple. they are adults and knew it was wrong, no matter how "good intentioned" they say it was.

    February 4, 2010 at 10:14 am |
  2. Joseph Daniel Brian Lawlor

    To think their religion allows them to by pass the laws of the land not a good defence.Ten peoples and all claiming ignorance of the laws and paper work required the narrow minded actions of Religion and those who blindly follow in disregard to the laws of the land.

    February 4, 2010 at 1:00 am |