Religious Beliefs

A father was properly convicted of manslaughter for the death of his 12-year-old daughter, an Oregon appeals court ruled. The man and his wife did not seek medical care for their child, who died of ketoacidosis. The lower court properly introduced evidence the man avoided traditional medical care due to his religious beliefs and “looked to God to heal the body.”

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Trump Fires Up Religious Critics With Job for Televangelist

The ascension of Paula White as an official member of Donald Trump’s White House highlights how closely the president is relying on his inner circle of evangelical Christian supporters as he fights an impeachment probe during his reelection bid — while giving liberal evangelicals a new opening to push back at his administration’s mingling of religion and policymaking.

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Judge Questions Validity of Religious Conscience Health Care Rule

A federal judge on Wednesday voiced serious concerns about the Trump administration’s expanded protections for health care workers with religious objections, finding it may impose new requirements on health care providers not authorized by law.

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