Child 's Deformity And Its Impact On Children 's Life Essay

838 Words Mar 2nd, 2016 4 Pages
In addition, a parent should have the right to decide if a child 's deformity precludes the child from an enjoyable life. Also parent who is informed that their fetus is physically deformed should have the right to choose whether or not the extent of the child 's deformity will negatively impact the child 's life to the degree that the child 's life experience may be nothing but pain. In such an event the most caring thing the parent could do may be to prevent the child from that pain by aborting it before birth. According to the constitution parents has the right to make decisions in the best interest of their child. In subsequent cases also, people have recognized the fundamental right of parents to make decisions concerning the care, custody, and control of their children. For instance, in this case, Stanley v. Illinois, 405 U.S. 645, 651, 92 S.Ct. 1208, 31 L.Ed.2d 551 (1972) "It is plain that the interest of a parent in the companionship, care, custody, and management of his or her children 'come to this Court with a momentum for respect lacking when appeal is made to liberties which derive merely from shifting economic arrangements '". Moreover, in the case of Pierce V. the Society of sisters. Appellee the Society of Sisters, a corporation with the power to establish and maintain academies or schools and Appellee Hill Military Academy, a private organization conducting an elementary, college preparatory, and military training school, obtained preliminary restraining…

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