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August 13th, 2013
01:13 PM ET

Parents can't name baby 'Messiah,' judge rules

Your baby's no Messiah.

That was the message from a Tennessee judge to the parents of a 7-month-old boy who actually named their son Messiah.

The parents were actually in court because they couldn't agree on a last name. But when Judge Lu Ann Ballew ruled - she ordered the parents to change the child's first name to Martin.

"The word Messiah is a title, and it's a title that has only been earned by one person, and that one person is Jesus Christ," Ballew said.

The judge went on to say her decision is best for the child.But does her argument add up?

OutFront: Radio show host Stephanie Miller, Syndicated radio show host Michael Medved and CNN opinion writer Dean Obeidallah.


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