Bad Bagel “Law”
“After having his reputation schmeared because of a poppy-seed bagel, a New York City corrections officer has finally been reinstated to his job at Rikers Island.
Eleazar Paz, a 49-year-old married father-of-two, went back on the New York City Department of Corrections’ payroll on Christmas Eve, nearly two years after he scarfed down the fateful breakfast treat on the day of a random drug test.
When the results came back nine days later, they showed that the jail guard had tested positive for 522 nanograms per milliliter of morphine and 358 nanograms per milliliter of codeine”[Jail guard fired over poppy-seed bagel reinstated | Daily Mail Online]
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Sure why should Eleazar Paz, a 49-year-old married father-of-two be afforded any legality reflective of the law.
The law defined: as what is in line with the truth for the common good.
You know, what use to be called the spirit of the law rather than what a prosecutor can waterboard a victim with.
After all, why should evidence stand in the way of the law?
“The Correction Department said he won’t be getting get back pay.”
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It is preciously because Jesus was not a legalist, nor am I because I am being renewed in His image, a moronic enforcer of legalities.
Then Jesus said to them, “The Sabbath was made for man, not man for the Sabbath.” (Mark 2:27)
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He is not the only person who has found himself on the wrong side of the law because a handful of black seeds.
“In 2014, 31-year-old Rachael Devore, from Pennsylvania, failed a drug test while in labor with her daughter after she had a poppy seed bagel for breakfast.
Hospital staff then turned over her positive drug test result to county caseworkers, raising the possibly that she would be stripped off her parental rights.
Elizabeth Eden, from Maryland, found herself in a nearly identical situation in April of this year, when she went to a hospital to give birth to her daughter.
That morning, the mom-to-be had eaten a poppy-seed bagel, which caused her to test positive for opiates.
Eden’s name was cleared only after a case worker assigned by the state determined that poppy seeds were to blame for the false positive.
In a similar case from 2010, another Pennsylvania mother ended up getting a $143,000 settlement from James Hospital after her newborn baby was taken away from her for five days because of a failed drug test caused by a poppy seed bagel. ”[Jail guard fired over poppy-seed bagel reinstated | Daily Mail Online]