They’re planning on filing a lawsuit this time.

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Danielle and Alexander Meitiv of Maryland allowed their children to go out and play by themselves, again, and they’re once again in trouble with the law.

Last year the Meitivs let their six year old daughter Dvora and their ten year old son Rafi walk about a mile home by themselves. The Meitivs had to sign a parenting contract before their kids were allowed to go home.

The Washington Post reports that on Sunday police found the children two and a half blocks from their home, put them in the back of the police cruiser and, according to the Meitivs, detained them for nearly six hours without letting them use the bathroom or eat.

Read more about the case and about ‘free range parenting’ here: