The gist is that he wants to be allowed to pursue alternative forms of treatment for his Hodgkin’s disease. Since his parents are supportive of his decision, social services have charged Abraham’s parents with medical neglect and are suing for custody of Abraham so they can force him into treatment. This alone is enough to scare the wind out of any parent. It’s shocking that our children can be taken away from us for not ascribing to traditional methods. Have we come so far down the path of socialism that we face losing our children because we don’t agree with Big Brother?
Thursday, July 20, 2006
I was mulling over the case of Abraham Cherrix, and still see two sides of this particular coin.