Watchtower Policy Claims Another Teenager
14. Think back to when you were 14. No way this should have been allowed to happen.
We are trying to address the issue of cognitive development in minors to counter the "mature minor" argument the WT has successfully used in these kinds of cases.
Simon - "She'd been involved in cases where they had eventually got court orders to take it out of the parents hands and we explained that while many JW parents would protest that because they were pressured to they would be really secretly glad of it happening."
I've suspected for some time that the list of JW parents who'd dutifully object verbally (but privately feel relieved) is one that is getting steadily longer these days...