Skip to comments.Philadelphia Faith-Healer Couple Gets 7 Years in Prison for Infant Son's Death
Posted on 02/20/2014 4:33:00 PM PST by wonkowasright
A Philadelphia faith-healing father and mother were sentenced on Wednesday to up to seven years in prison for the death of their infant son, the second of their children to die after an illness.
Seven-month-old Brandon Schaible died on April 18 of bacterial pneumonia and dehydration. His parents Herbert and Catherine Schaible were found guilty of third-degree homicide, endangering the welfare of a child and conspiracy.
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There are some religious beliefs that are so transparently idiotic, dangerous, and wicked that they deserve no toleration. This is one of them.
I saw that the snake that bit the guy who died will be back in church next Sunday.
“I saw that the snake that bit the guy who died will be back in church next Sunday.”
Look “freedom of religion” means any religion. Plus are you really going to blame the snake for being a snake? How about blaming the idiot who picked it up in the first place? It is not so much the snake will be in church, it is more idiots will be there picking up that snake all under the name of “Freedom of religion” which they have the right to do.
Darwin was correct on this one and the snake wins.
Freedom of Religion can never be absolute. I draw the line at religion that kills people as part of their services etc. That is not a religion to be free.