1. For this assignment carefully read “Case 3: Religious Exemption and the Death of Matthew Swan” from Burnor & Raley Ch.2, pp. 42-42.
2. Write 500 words on the following question:
Is it morally justifiable to have religious-exemption laws, allowing parents to refuse medical care for their children? Be sure to include relativism and/or divine command theory in your response.
Your response should include:
A. A brief summary of the main problem and relevant background facts and a clear statement of your position on the case. (see item number 1 in Guidelines for a Case Study Analysis in Burnor & Raley, pp. xxiii)
B. An argument or two in support of your position on the case, which includes a moral principle. (see items 3 & 4 in Guidelines for a Case Study Analysis in Burnor & Raley, pp. xxiii-xxiv)
C. Describe and respond to at least one possible objection to your position. (see item 5 in Guidelines for a Case Study Analysis in Burnor & Raley, pp. xxiv)