Invitation to All Points: Life-sustaining measures
01/13/2014 5:30 PM
01/13/2014 5:31 PM
The issues surrounding Marlise Muñoz, the pregnant woman kept on life support at Fort Worth’s John Peter Smith Hospital for the sake of her unborn child — but against what her family said were her wishes and theirs — raised wrenching legal and moral questions. Should those questions be decided according to choices made by a woman or her family about how her body is treated, or should they be guided by the state’s choice on how the unborn are treated?
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