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originally posted by: GetHyped
Your question is a straw man. Point to where I said "the doctors and the state are wise and all-knowing" and I'll happily answer your question.
You cannot speak as God
A Pennsylvania mother and father who believe in faith-healing were sent to jail Wednesday for causing the death of their young, sick child by refusing to take him to the doctor. It was the second of Herbert and Catherine Schaible’s children to die under their care.
which is what you would be doing if you try to trump parents' rights.
originally posted by: paraphi
originally posted by: rickymouse
This is probably an example of some official trying to play god.
No, this is an example of a very sick child having parents who believe that their internet research trumps professionals.
originally posted by: ketsuko
a reply to: Mary Rose
This is why socialized health care is bad. The state determines what care you will get, and unless you have your own insurance that you can afford, you take what care the state will give you when and where they say they will give it to you no matter what treatments may be available elsewhere.