Should a 16-year-old be able to reject medical care?

Should a 16-year-old be able to reject medical care?

Should a 16-year-old be able to reject medical care?

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by Aaron Weiss

kgw.com

Posted on January 11, 2010 at 6:55 PM

Jury selection has begun in the trial of an Oregon City couple charged with negligent homicide in the death of their 16-year-old son.

The family says Neal Beagley rejected medical care, choosing to rely instead on faith healing. Beagley was a cousin of Ava Worthington, the 15-month-old girl who died under similar circumstances.

Should a 16-year-old be able to reject medical care? We'll use your answers on the air.

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