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

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

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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?

Lisbeth Jensen
Saturday February 21, 2015, 5:23 AM

Thank you.

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