The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled that an' infant is not a "neglected child" under the Pennsylvania Juvenile Court Act if the parents, on religious grounds, refuse to allow the infant to have surgery requiring a blood transfusion, when the child's life is not immediately endangered by his physical condition.
Green Appeal, 448 Pa. 338, 292 A.2d 387 (1972).
Joel M. Dresbold,
Constitutional Law - Freedom of Religion - Court Ordered Medical Treatment for Infants,
Duq. L. Rev.
Available at: https://dsc.duq.edu/dlr/vol11/iss3/13