Q: I’m a young adult writing a novel that takes place in 1942. Would harboring a runaway be punishable?
This is a fictional universe of course but I haven’t found much information on the subject. To make it brief, a young girl runs away from an abusive father and winds up on a man’s doorstep who takes her in. He cares for her until months later, the abusive father gets a legal team to seize back his daughter. Would the man be in trouble for doing this?
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