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Blood Transfusion In Jehovah's Witnesses

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We could not deny that one of the factors affecting the treatment of the Jehovah’s Witnesses is their refusal of blood transfusion. They have very deep convictions against the blood transfusion. This Christian sect was founded in 1872 by Charles Russell in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in which their members’ have a strong stance on blood transfusion which derived from their interpretation of Genesis 9 and Leviticus 17 to “not eat from the bread of life,” as well as the verses in Acts 15:20, Acts 21:25 to “abstain from blood products”, regardless of the possibility of death. For Jehovah’s Witnesses, any form of receiving blood products could lead to their excommunication & eternal
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