Jehovah's Witnesses

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Jehovah's Witnesses

A widespread religious group who interpret certain passages in the bible, which they take as a literal record of God's word, as a prohibition of blood transfusion. Many have died after refusing critically needed medical treatment. Most doctors respect this view except when it is applied to young children.
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I suspect a bit of both - and it probably didn't help that this time we were in town at the same time as what seems to have been a colossal Jehova's Witnesses convention.
If only the Jehova's Witnesses could set the pace for all artisans.
According to Struve, the initiative for the persecution of Jews and Jehova's Witnesses (and much else) in Osterode also lay primarily with the national NSDAP and government.