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What They Don’t Know Could Kill Them

Caring people who manage the website, Advocates for Jehovah’s Witness Reform on Blood, ( ajwrb.org) have published an important new article titled “Treating Jehovah’s Witness COVID-19 Patients with Convalescent Blood Products.” The article addresses a means for Jehovah’s Witnesses with COVID-19 to benefit from a treatment consistently cited by medical authorities for its potential to save […]

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Canada: Coroner Confirms Two JW Women Refused Blood During Childbirth

CBC News, a TV and radio news outlet in Montreal, Quebec, Canada reported on November 14, 2017, that a coroner’s report confirmed that two Jehovah’s Witness women died in 2016 and within a week of each other due to childbirth complications. Both had refused blood transfusions in accordance with their religious teachings.

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A Reason to Celebrate: AJWRB

AJWRB (Advocates for Jehovah’s Witness Reform on Blood – ajwrb.org) is a diverse and dedicated group of former and current Witnesses from many countries. Some active supporters and volunteers are presently serving as JW elders and Hospital Liaison Committee members. Others have previously served in that capacity. A few work in a related medical field or […]

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Montreal Judge: “Save the Girl’s Life”

The Friendly Atheist website [served by Patheos.com] reports that a judge in Montreal, Quebec, Canada may have saved a fourteen-year-old girl’s life. In his decision, Judge Granosik gave the doctors permission to overrule the young girl’s own decision to choose not to accept a potentially life-saving blood transfusion.

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The Struggles of Jehovah’s Witness Women

Please listen to the following “Critical Thinking” program and hear Lady C interview Joy Grant – one of my closest friends. I must say I found the interview an excellent way to spend an hour.  Titled “The Struggles of Jehovah’s Witness Women,” the time spent listening to the YouTube version seemed to fly by because […]

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Michele Parsons Shares Her story

Blood Transfusions Saved Me by Michele Parsons The article regarding kidnapping sick JW children to escape court-ordered blood transfusions in the September 28, 2009 Toronto, Canada, National Post, is sickening and typical of what Jehovah’s Witnesses have done for years – forbid transfusions then deny allegations and responsibility for deaths. I was born to Witness […]

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Deadly Theology

Of all of Jehovah’s Witnesses’ peculiar ideology that attracts the most attention is their controversial and inconsistent prohibition of transfusions of a red biological fluid—blood—donated by caring people to save lives. In light of the fact that patients in need of blood rarely require all of the components of whole blood, modern medical treatment calls […]