He may not be the “Second Coming,” but his Mom thinks he’s pretty special! And she believes she has the right to name her baby whatever she chooses!
Jalessa Martin, a Newport, Tennessee woman, recently sought a court order to establish paternity for her baby boy. The request also included a ruling on the child’s last name, since Jalessa and the boy’s father couldn’t agree.
However, Child Support Magistrate Lu Ann Ballew ordered the child’s first name changed when she learned the mother had named him “Messiah.” Continue reading