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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.
 



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Warren Webber
Tuesday January 27, 2015, 1:44 AM


Example, should parents have a right to brutally beat or sexual abuse their kids?

Warren Webber
Tuesday January 27, 2015, 1:43 AM


Mmm, there should be a limit to parental control. They are caretakers & guardians of their children, but not their OWNERS or masters.
The kids, within reason, should have some rights as citizens in themselves.

Nimue Pendragon
Thursday January 15, 2015, 1:19 AM


That's a tricky one.

Nimue Pendragon
Thursday January 15, 2015, 1:19 AM


That's a tricky one.

Nimue Pendragon
Thursday January 15, 2015, 1:19 AM


That's a tricky one.

Nimue Pendragon
Thursday January 15, 2015, 1:18 AM


That's a tricky one.

Nimue Pendragon
Thursday January 15, 2015, 1:18 AM


That's a tricky one.

Panchali Yapa
Tuesday January 13, 2015, 8:36 AM


Thank you

Ed V.
Tuesday December 30, 2014, 9:30 AM


The decision should be reviewed on an individual basis

Barbara V.
Tuesday December 30, 2014, 5:04 AM


The decision should be reviewed on an individual basis



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