Remember? The ruling by Justice Gethin Edward of the Ontario Court of Justice that it was ok for parents to take their child off chemotherapy for leukemia because they’re First Nations people and
Maybe First Nations culture doesn’t require every child to be treated with chemotherapy and to survive for that culture to have value.
Well now he’s “clarified” that ruling.
The clarification of a controversial court ruling that allowed the mother of an 11-year-old First Nations girl to pull her out of chemotherapy says the best interests of the child are “paramount,” but traditional medicine must be respected. [Read more…]