After several high-profile malnutrition cases in Italy, one lawmaker is proposing a bill that would charge vegan parents for feeding their kids "a diet devoid of elements essential for healthy and balanced growth."
And they could face four years in jail for doing so.
Elvira Savino is the conservative parliamentarian who introduced the bill. She told Reuters: "I just find it absurd that some parents are allowed to impose their will on children in an almost fanatical, religious way, often without proper scientific knowledge or medical consultation."
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