Go to a picture below or the Victims page to learn about some of the children who have died because of religion-based medical neglect. Read Rita Swan’s memoir, The Last Strawberry, about her own experience.
Issues and Cases
Religion-related medical neglect
Belief exemptions from immunization and screening
“Therapeutic” residential programs
Quackery and folk remedies
Child welfare services
UPDATE: American Academy of Pediatrics calls for repeal of religious exemptions from child health laws