what I’ve been reading: things that make me angry

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CS prays for healing at http://www.tampabay.com/news/health/linda-osmundson-casa-director-and-christian-scientist-prays-for-healing/2206547

Why does God Kill So Many Children in Idaho? at https://www.vocativ.com/culture/religion/faith-healing-deaths/?page=all

Birthing Book Linked to Death of Baby at  http://www.theragblog.com/metro-lamar-w-hankins-birthing-book-linked-to-death-of-pursley-baby-in-east-texas-cult/

Religious Freedom vs. Child Protection at http://www.csicop.org/si/show/faith_healing_religious_freedom_vs._child_protection


4 thoughts on “what I’ve been reading: things that make me angry

  1. tildeb says:

    But isn’t causing real harm to real children in real life perfectly respectable and reasonable a defense in the name of protecting the exercise of some faith-based belief of the guardian?

    Now why might that be upsetting?

    Surely it’s a small price to pay – well, that dependent children must pay – so that all of us can continue to respect whatever faith-based beliefs people like to exercise.

  2. Anonymous says:

    Back when I was in CS, Linda Osmundson’s choice would have seemed noble. Now it just strikes me as irresponsible – and sad.

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