Georgia Judge bans Elf On The Shelf toy

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Georgia Judge bans Elf On The Shelf toy

Cobb County Superior Court in Georgia, Judge Robert Leonard confirmed the banishment of El On The Shelf toy which is used by parents to report the actions of children to Santa Clause.

On Judge Robert Leonard official Twitter page and said the tradition affects the emotional health and wellbeing of children.

He writes:“Inexplicably, Elves sometimes move and don’t move overnight.

When these Elves do not move, it leaves our children of tender years in states of extreme emotional distress. The undersigned recalls a horrific incident in his own home where three children were sent to school in tears, with one child being labeled an “Elf Murderer” and accused of making the elf “lose his magic. The Court has no doubt that day of education was lost to everyone.”

However, Judge Leonard tweeted it as a joke but the idea didn’t sit well for many parents who thought it was actually going to happen. He added that he came up with the idea for parents who grew tired of the tradition.