Colombo Telegraph

The Law Versus Religious Belief

“When a court determines any question with respect to … the upbringing of a child … the child’s welfare shall be the court’s paramount consideration.” Ian McEwan on the law, religious freedom and child welfare.

The conjoined twins who would die without medical intervention, a boy who refused blood transfusions on religious grounds … The novelist on the stories from the family courts that inspired his latest book.

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