Share your perspective on healing through prayer

Many states have laws exempting parents from providing medical care to their children if it doesn’t agree with their religious beliefs.

Arizona, Connecticut and Washington state all have provisions that specifically exempt those who practice the religion of Christian Science from child abuse and neglect laws. The religion of Jehovah’s Witnesses also preaches against certain forms of medical treatment.

Cronkite News is working on a story about how these laws affect families living in Arizona.

Do you have an experience with healing through prayer? Is religious healing comparable to medicinal healing? Share your perspective by answering the questions below.

We will not publish your response without your permission. A journalist from Cronkite News or the Public Insight Network may contact you for further reporting.

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