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Should parents have the right to refuse lifesaving medical procedures that doctors deem necessary for their children?

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Poll Results: 9,437 votes
46%
No. The child's health should always come first.
 
37%
The decision should be reviewed on an individual basis.
 
10%
Yes. It is strictly the parents' decision.
 
3%
I don't know.
 
2%
Yes, but only for religious reasons.
 
1%
Other.
 



912 Comments   add a comment >>
Nyack Clancy
Monday June 15, 2015, 10:15 PM


We need new poll questions

Ed V.
Saturday May 9, 2015, 8:26 AM


Please we need new poll question

Barbara V.
Saturday May 9, 2015, 3:29 AM


Please we need new poll questions

Dimitris Dallis
Saturday May 2, 2015, 9:26 AM


???
I don't understand your spirit Ari.
In either of your comments.
Are you sure you want to do the "good"?

Magdalena J.
Saturday April 18, 2015, 12:53 AM


Thank you!

Ari B.
Friday March 27, 2015, 5:27 AM


Dimi, why don't you go read a good book instead? ;-)

Ari B.
Friday March 27, 2015, 5:26 AM


Of course! Then arrest them for murder.

Dimitris Dallis
Thursday March 5, 2015, 12:11 PM


I'm tired of these pointless questions.

Sue H.
Wednesday March 4, 2015, 11:23 PM


Should be reviewed on an individual basis.

M.N. J.
Sunday March 1, 2015, 3:09 PM


There are laws against child endangerment and abuse, even when committed by the parents.

Why would "refusing lifesaving medical treatment" not qualify as endangerment?



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