Stories tagged: followers of christ
UPDATED: Tue., April 25, 2017
Shawn Vestal: Idaho lawmakers stand up again for the religious right of parents to let their children die
How many dead children per year is the going price for religious freedom? One? Three? Seven?
Thu., Aug. 4, 2016
Lawmakers scrutinize Idaho’s religious exemption that protects rights of religious sect amid high child death rates
Idaho’s religious exemption from charges of child abuse, neglect, child injury and manslaughter, passed in the 1970s to accommodate faith-healing groups, came under close scrutiny at a legislative hearing Thursday.
Thu., Feb. 11, 2016
Gov. Butch Otter says he’s concerned with the number of children who die because their parents choose faith healing and not medical assistance for religious reasons.