The Canadian Press

2002-09-05 | Jehovahs-Transfusion

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A 17-year-old Jehovah's Witness who received dozens of state-induced blood transfusions against her wishes died of leukemia. Canadian Press reporter Bill Graveland had this report.

Date: 2002-09-05
Placeline: Calgary, AB, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 34 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << for five months Bethany Hughes was a ward of the Alberta government and forced to undergo transfusions even though it went against her religious beliefs but the province a bandit it's temporary guardianship when the treatment wasn't successful her father Lawrence use was the only family member that wanted her to have the transfusions I did everything I possibly humanly could so I have a clear conscience use hopes the publicity over Bethany's case will convince the church to rethink its position on blood transfusions bill great wind broadcast news Calgary >>

Clip ID: 20020905CNCP01