These parents shouldn't be treated more harshly, under the law, then any other negligent parents. Their religion shouldn't be held against them.
The problem is that many and most are treated LESS harshly under the law. The standards of proof seem to favor the parents civil rights (MY main point that youve apparently avoided0. As far as removing Sodomy from the table, I dont buy it, since there are two cases pending in Texas and Utah.
Chances are that, despite the jury's findings that this homicide determination was to carry a sentence, you wanna bet that she stands a good chance of skipping with a mere wrist slap (anything 5 years or time served and 5 is a wrist slap).
If you wish to call my post a rant, then you are just a senseless provacateur who isnt even consistent with your points.
RELIGION must never be an excuse to condone criminal acts. Several other of the sects I mentioned have all accomodated themselves to the modern world, the cult in this thread must also pay recognition that its skating within the realm of CAESER. Witholding routine medical attention for a simple chronic condition and, by doing so, turn the chronic condition into an acute, and fatal one. That is depraved indifference and hence MURDER.
Your attempt at conflating what Ive said with bigotry, racism, and whatever else youve attempted to throw up against the wall, is an act of desparation. I dont understand why you are stooping so low, its only a debate in which you disagree that a word "MURDER" is inapropriate to the case. SO far youve not handled that case too well. Youve called names and made references about my bigotry and racist and hateful tones. Im actually sitting here smiling at you.
If its not murder by legal terminology, it SHOULD BE so included in the legal lexicon.
How have the girls civil rights been guranteed under the 1st amendment? Doesnt her freedom of (and from) religion have equal standing? You are so steadfast in protecting the rights of the cukt that you have written off the kids violated rights. (LEt alone the murder that was committed),