2008 05 11
YOUR GOVERNMENT AT WORK
Daughter fails math test, so dad thrown in jail
Pop gets 6-month sentence for contributing to delinquency
A northern Kentucky man is in jail today serving a 180-day sentence because his 18-year-old daughter failed a math test and didn’t get her General Equivalency Diploma, or GED, as a previous court order required.
Brittany Gegner, the daughter, says if anyone should be jailed, it should be her.
“It’s like I should, if anybody should be punished for this,” Brittany told WCPO-TV in Cincinnati. “I would way rather me go to jail than my dad.”
Even Brian Gegner’s ex-wife agrees the judge’s decision is absurd….(Full Story)