Texas Right to Life

Judge rules against mother of sick baby

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 1/02/20, 01:03 pm

A Texas hospital can remove an 11-month-old girl from life support against her mother’s wishes, a judge ruled Thursday. Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth said it would wait seven days to do anything, giving Trinity Lewis, Tinslee Lewis’ mother, time to appeal.

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Year in Review: Fighting for life

Abortion | 2019 brought more challenges but renewed hope to pro-lifers
by Mary Jackson
Posted 12/30/19, 12:44 pm

Pro-life advocates saw both hopeful gains and discouraging setbacks this year in their efforts to fight for unborn babies and their mothers. Fewer women received surgical abortions nationwide, but the number of mothers taking the abortion pill continued to skyrocket. State lawmakers passed more sweeping pro-life legislation, but federal judges blocked those laws from taking effect.

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Dutch court acquits doctor of forced euthanasia

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 9/11/19, 11:57 am

A physician who administered lethal drugs to a resistant dementia patient committed legal euthanasia, judges in the Netherlands ruled Wednesday. The Hague District Court concluded the doctor met all the requirements under the law permitting doctors to kill patients who are suffering with no hope for improvement. “The doctor did not need to verify the current desire for euthanasia [of the patient],” presiding Judge Mariette Renckens said.

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