Bad Faith: Religion Kept Couple from Treating Baby
The parents of an 18-month-old girl are on trial for criminal neglect after allowing tumor near her left eye to grow to the size of a golf ball without seeking medical attention because they believed God would heal their child, according to Oregon authorities.
Timothy and Rebecca Wyland, members of a faith-healing, Oregon City sect called Followers of Christ, are accused of criminal mistreatment of their daughter Alayna, whose eyesight is permanently damaged by a hemangioma, a benign tumor that pushed her eyeball out of its socket and created a massive, discolored facial growth.
â€œSometimes God heals, and sometimes God lets children die,â€ Timothy Wyland, 45, told detectives, prosecutor Christine Landers said in her opening statement this week. Â Click here to read entire post at The Daily…
Not sure if you can blame this on religion, this is just plain-ass dumb; then again, wasn’t the world supposed to end a few weeks ago on 21 May…my bad.