Looking for some backup here....
I'm pretty new here, so let me give a quickie cliffsnote version of my situation. My DH was raised a JW but hasn't attended a meeting since he started college (5 years ago). He despised meetings and slept or doodled in his WT through at least 99% of them. He's in a weird position right now where he can't defend the JWs (because he barely even knows the doctrine), but basically believes that they've got all the answers, its just his fault that he doesn't have the drive or motivation to be active. My heart aches for him because I know he's feeling all this guilt for no good reason.
Anyway, I decided to do some research and try to figure out exactly what the JWs believe, prove it to be a bunch of bull, and then convince him. Please don't tell me that he needs to do this for himself. When it comes to religion, he is absolutely paralized by fear, and for his sanity (and my own) I need to help him fight his way out of this.
Okay, here is my question. The other night we were watching some TV show and this guy was making blood sausage. He tells me how he has had it before and it wasn't that bad. I'm like "hold the freaking phone here! You'd die rather than get a blood transfusion but you'd eat something made of blood????" He goes on to tell me that the animal blood stuff is outdated and all we need to worry about now is human blood. This cannot be right. Can someone back me up on this?