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Three Idahoans talk about Idaho laws on faith healing

Two small hands hold on to a larger hand.
Vladimir Agafonkin
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Currently in Idaho, faith healing is legally exempt from medical neglect laws. The "Campaign to Protect Idaho Kids” has been working to change that.

In January they held a forum to talk about religious exemptions and they’ve created a new video designed to start conversations about this issue.

Joining Gemma to talk about this difficult issue are:

  • Former First Lady Patricia Kempthorne, Founder and CEO Twiga Foundation, Inc.
  • Roger Sherman, Executive Director Idaho Children’s Trust Fund/Prevent Child Abuse Idaho
  • Bruce Wingate, the founder of the “Protect Idaho Kids Foundation”
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