Trial highlights collision of faith and modern medicine

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c. 1996 Religion News Service (RNS)-Leukemia strikes a 7-year-old Oregon boy. His parents treat him with prayer instead of medicine. The boy dies. Some accuse the parents of ignorance and abuse, writing them off as backward believers in hocus-pocus. The Linn County district attorney accused Loyd and Christina Hays of something worse: manslaughter and criminally […]

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