NJ takes custody of Nazi-naming parents' newborn

AP News
Posted: Nov 18, 2011 3:37 PM
NJ takes custody of Nazi-naming parents' newborn

New Jersey child welfare officials have taken custody of a baby born to a couple whose other three children with Nazi-inspired names were removed nearly two years ago.

Heath and Deborah Campbell made headlines in 2009 when a supermarket refused to decorate a birthday cake for their son Adolf Hitler Campbell.

An attorney for them says a child named Hons was born Thursday at Hunterdon Medical Center. Pasquale Giannetta says state child services representatives took custody of the baby at the hospital.

Giannetta says a court hearing has been scheduled for Monday to determine whether the agency will keep custody. Agency officials declined to comment.

In court filings, the agency says the children were in danger because previous violence in the Campbell home.