This new law, if passed would mean that parents could face a year of jail time for simply feeding their child a vegan diet and up to 7 years if a child dies from being malnourished. But is a vegan diet dangerous for children? And what role should government play in these types of situations?
ARTICLES ON THIS SUBJECT
Italian Parents Could Soon Be Legally Forbidden From Raising Vegan Kids (TIME)
Parents who insist on vegan diet for children may risk jail in Italy (Reuters)
Why an Italian Lawmaker Wants to Jail Parents Who Make Their Kids Go Vegan (Forbes)
Italy May Outlaw Veganism for Kids (The Daily Beast)