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Jesus Loves tat on girl, 12, ‘bad parenting’

By Brad Hunter, Toronto Sun

Wannabe tattoo artist Brenda Gaddy (left) and mother Emma Nolan, 35, were charged with tattooing the body of a person under age 18.

Wannabe tattoo artist Brenda Gaddy (left) and mother Emma Nolan, 35, were charged with tattooing the body of a person under age 18.

A tantalizing tattoo has led to a Georgia mother and her pal being arrested for inking her 12-year-old daughter with the words “Jesus Loves.”

Cops say the homemade tat was spotted by a pair of Grade 5 teachers at the girl’s school when she wore a strapless dress at a school dance.

The offending tattoo was described as: “bluish green with Jesus written above the cross and loves written below,” WTVM reports.

So the teachers called police.

Her mother, Emma Nolan, 35, and wannabe tattoo artist Brenda Gaddy, were charged with tattooing the body of a person under age 18.

Apparently, the girl said her dad was keen she pushed the Lord’s message via an inking. He said, nope, the kid wanted the tattoo.

Nolan told officers her now tattooed daughter doesn’t see her dad.

But tattoo Toulouse Gaddy said the mother gave her the greenlight.

“Each of the parents had a different story and it boiled down to, frankly, just finger pointing,” Lt. Jason Fetner, of the Coweta County Sheriff’s Office, told WLTX.

In addition, Gaddy tattooed “a number of minors” at the party, Fetner said.