Who Are Jehovah 's Witness?

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Who are Jehovah’s Witness?
Founded by Charles Taze Russell in the 1870’s, he named the group “Millennial Dawn Bible Study”, years after he died; they rename their organization “Jehovah’s Witness”. In 1945 the Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society find out that blood transfusion is against the divine law. This prohibition is inspired from the bible passage “Every moving thing that liveth shall be meat for you; even as the green herb have I given you all things. But flesh with the life thereof, which is the blood thereof, shall ye not eat” (Genesis 9, 3–4).However, Jehovah’s Witness accept medical and surgical treatments, but they absolutely refuse any type of blood transfusion including whole blood, plasma, platelets, red and white blood cells. Indeed, when they receive blood, this is constituted a grave sin
Children who needs blood to survive
In 1993, Jehovah’s Witness parents brought their 6 years old son to one of the biggest hospitals in the Midwest. The child was critically suffering from sickle cell disease, with a stroke in progress; his red blood cells are damaged and he needs a blood transfusion immediately to survive. However, the parents reject the transfusion and they held the child in their arms, lay across his bed, and refuse the physician’s decision. The hospital legal department sent two security guards to physically remove the parents from the child’s room, and ask the physician to administer the blood transfusion to save the child’s life. Moreover, their son

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