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Posted by: anybody ( )
Date: August 08, 2018 03:43PM

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/acts-of-faith/wp/2018/08/08/a-10-month-old-died-after-her-parents-refused-to-get-help-for-religious-reasons-police-say/


"In video sermons, the man railed against vaccines, “bad medicine” and doctors whom he deemed to be “priesthoods of the medical cult.”

And he explained why he refused to vaccinate his children, saying: “It didn’t seem smart to me that you would be saving people who weren’t the fittest. If evolution believes in survival of the fittest, well then why are we vaccinating everybody? Shouldn’t we just let the weak die off and let the strong survive?”

On a Facebook page matching his name and likeness, Seth Welch of Michigan spoke of his religious beliefs, which he shared with his wife, Tatiana Fusari. Those beliefs may have contributed to their own child’s death, according to court records.

Although the circumstances surrounding the baby’s death remain unclear, the couple were charged Monday with felony murder and first-degree child abuse after their nearly 10-month-old daughter, Mary, was found dead in her crib from malnutrition and dehydration, according to court records cited by NBC affiliate WOOD.

The parents, both age 27, told police that they had known for at least a month that their daughter seemed underweight, and Fusari acknowledged that they declined to seek help “for fear of having her children removed by Child Protective Services, lack of faith and trust in the medical services and religious reasons,” according to an arrest warrant affidavit obtained by the station."

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Posted by: slskipper ( )
Date: August 08, 2018 06:26PM

Well, Bruce McConkie (always an astute observer of humanity) did refer to academic graduation-type attire as "robes of an apostate Priesthood".

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Posted by: Lot's Wife ( )
Date: August 08, 2018 06:28PM

I guess Bruce wore his temple clothes when he walked across the stage to get his doctoral diploma.

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Posted by: slskipper ( )
Date: August 09, 2018 01:45AM

Yeah, but that was different. Of course.

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Posted by: ificouldhietokolob ( )
Date: August 08, 2018 09:00PM

anybody Wrote:
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> If evolution believes in survival of the
> fittest, well then why are we vaccinating
> everybody? Shouldn’t we just let the weak die
> off and let the strong survive?”

...this is what happens when you hear about evolution from "Answers in Genesis" instead of actually paying attention in biology class.

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Posted by: GNPE1! ( )
Date: August 08, 2018 10:13PM

Think the couple willbe seeking legal assistance (another Evil, Degenerate, Fallen Priesthood)?

I'm thinking Yes, & if they don't the court will appoint & insist on one.

'Religion' & "individual choices" at their worst.

LDS GAs: No Comment.

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Posted by: cinda ( )
Date: August 09, 2018 03:50PM

I hope they get the max sentence!

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