Faith Healing, Religious Freedom, & Child Protection

Faith Healing: Religious Freedom vs. Child Protection, by Harriet Hall

Here’s a bit of the conclusion….

The medical ethics principle of autonomy justifies letting competent adults reject lifesaving medical care for themselves because of their religious beliefs, but it does not extend to rejecting medical care for children….

About Chris MacDonald

I'm a philosopher who teaches at Ryerson University's Ted Rogers School of Management in Toronto, Canada. Most of my scholarly research is on business ethics and healthcare ethics.

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