Amish parents will be forced to give their 10-year-old daughter chemotherapy, court rules after hospital makes legal challenge to block their herbal remedy approach

August 28, 2013 7:00 PM

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Amish parents will be forced to give their 10-year-old daughter chemotherapy, court rules after hospital makes legal challenge to block their herbal remedy approach

An appeals court in Ohio has sided with a hospital that's seeking to force a 10-year-old Amish girl to resume chemotherapy after her parents decided to stop the treatments.

The decision issued Tuesday sends the case back to a county judge and says he must give more consideration to the request by Akron Children's Hospital.

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