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People in North America are guaranteed freedom of religion.: The First Amendment to the US Constitution prohibits any action by an American government which restricts "the free exercise of religion.
When faced with a medical problem, an adult can seek medical attention, use faith healing, try herbal or other alternative medical treatment, or pursue no treatment at all, and let nature takes its course.
Some parents or guardians may wish to exercise the same options for their children. The result is sometimes a conflict with civil authorities: The problem is aggravated by the teachings of some faith groups which create a culture in which seeking medical health is viewed as rejecting God.
Problems sometimes occur in cases involving a minor or other person who is incapable of giving informed consent for their own treatment. Parents and guardians are generally given almost complete freedom in providing or denying health care to their children. But, in the case of life-threatening medical conditions, the courts and Child Protective Services have occasionally intruded, and ordered treatment of a child against the wishes of its parent s.
Gordon Melton, director of the Institute for the Study of American Religions in Santa Barbara, CA has stated that at the start of the 20th century, there were many faith groups that advocated prayer in the place of medicine.
Their teaching was largely motivated by a backlash directed against the inroads of modern medicine. The number of groups that still advocate prayer has been dropping ever since.
Seth Asser, co-author of an article on medically preventable child fatalities commented: This is not just a social phenomenon, but a public-health issue. Thousands of children die every year in America as a result of neglect or abuse.
Often abuse is the result of spanking or other forms of corporal punishment that simply got out of hand. However, this essay deals with a different phenomenon: On the order of one child a month in the U.
The full number is unknown. The root cause of the problem is the parents' concept of truth. In the case of Christians, truth is typically based on four considerations: What the Bible says and means, according to their faith group's interpretation.
Their faith group's traditional beliefs.
Among many fundamentalists, Pentecostalsevangelicals, Roman CatholicsJehovah's Witnesses and other religious conservatives, as well as Christian Scientiststhe first two criteria vastly outweigh the fourth in importance. Some parents are willing to ignore medical and other scientific knowledge and make decisions largely or solely on their religious beliefs.
A major factor is not necessarily what the Bible says, or even what it meant at the time.
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It is what the Bible means today. Jehovah's Witnesses are taught that the dietary rules in the Hebrew Scriptures Old Testament requiring that blood be fully drained from meat before it is eaten are literally true.
Hebrews are forbidden to eat meat containing blood.
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Gay community, I am your daughter. My mom raised me with her same-sex partner back in the ’80s and ’90s.
She and my dad were married for a little while. None of them have the same needs at the same time, and what worked for one won’t work for another–these are three distinct people you are talking about, with different genders, ages, personality traits, and yes, birth order.