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Canadian Foster Parents Who Had Kids Taken Away For Not Lying To Them About Easter Bunny Get Redemption

Canadian Foster Parents Who Had Kids Taken Away For Not Lying To Them About Easter Bunny Get Redemption
Updated 2 months ago

Derek and Frances Baars were foster parents in Hamilton, Ontario, until their foster organization, the Children’s Aid Society, removed their children from their care. They made headlines by taking the Society to court. According to the Baars, their children and status as a foster home had been taken away because they refused to say the Easter Bunny was real.

In a welcome moment of justice, the judge ruled in favor of the Baars:

Finding reliable foster families who can care for children is more important than those kids believing in the Easter Bunny.

According to lawyer Nat Carnegie, this incident is indicative of a larger problem:

Others suspect there may be more to the couple's story than meets the eye...

But most were firmly on the Baar's side:

It seems the Canadian judicial system has righted an embarrassing wrong, and people were happy to hear it:

Well, most people...