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Should governments penalize cults that encourage destruction of family ties?


Certain cults teach that it's loving discipline to engage in shunning if a member does not do what is expected. While freedom of religion and belief is important, when teachings are psychologically damaging to familial relationships and cross reasonable boundaries should steps be taken to protect people?

 

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    Athlyn Green 5 years ago

    I agree, lawmakers should protect the innocent against teachings that are abusive and that cause harm. Organizations should not be free to encourage harmful practices or beliefs.

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