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May 18th, 2009
12:44 PM ET

Video: Court orders chemo for boy

CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports on a teen who must be treated with chemo, against his parents' wishes. We'll have more tonight at 10 p.m. ET.


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  1. Bill

    There is NO positive correlation between the ability to pro-create and parenting skills. Lack of judgment or parenting skills on the part of the parents requires the society-at-large to consider the best interests of the child. The ability to copulate is not a sacrosanct right to determine the welfare of a child. Period!

    May 18, 2009 at 8:11 pm |
  2. Janine from PA.

    If these parents are pro life they should understand that it doesn't just mean for the embryo in the womb, it means life for every child, including their own.

    May 18, 2009 at 6:22 pm |
  3. earle,florida

    Yes,and Yes to the courts,how dare the parents not give a child a chance!

    May 18, 2009 at 4:43 pm |