No, deciding against meds that could " potentially could have saved his life", does not equate to "murder".
Was she neglectful?
Was she somehow mentally warped?
Was she in some manner, what many of us might call an extremist?
Could she even AFFORD the meds? Was there an insurance policy? Would the policy pay for these meds?
We need to address the real issues here.........not make a judgement based on a 1-3 sentenace article headline.
I do not know these things.
Most medicines have side effects, many of them are potentially dangerous.
There is NO cure for cancer..... and he was autistic as well.................just perhaps, she thought she was sparing him some discomfort or pain in the future.
I simply do not know the answers to these questions.
What I DO know, parenthood is full of hard decisions......making the wrong one is not the same as cutting the child's throat or choking the breath from him.
The 'wrong' answer is not intended abuse. Abuse is abuse.
You can tell me how to make parental decisions, when YOU parent and care for my kids.