The Supreme Court of New Jersey has held that an adult, whose religious beliefs forbid blood transfusions but who risks death if a transfusion is not given, may be compelled to submit to such treatment. John F. Kennedy
Memorial Hospital v. Heston, 58 N.J. 576, 279 A.2d 670 (1971).
W. R. Ament,
Constitutional Law - Compulsory Medical Treatment for an Adult - The Right of an Adult to Refuse Lifesaving Medical Treatment Based upon the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment,
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