Children dying of treatable illnesses and Idaho law protects the practice

Linda Martin grew up in a religious sect called Followers of Christ. Members rely on faith healing alone. Members including children do not have access to even the most basic healthcare such as antibiotics.

“It’s not Stage 4 cancer (that’s killing children). It’s pneumonia you’re talking about an antibiotic… diabetes maybe a small shot of insulin or a pill… food poisoning… dehydration… fever,” Martin said.

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