The Dallas News ran a pretty darn scary editorial urging a hospital to remove life support from a pregnant woman.
For those unfamiliar, a Texas woman, Marlise Munoz, has been declared dead and is being kept alive by life support. The family, including her husband and parents, are suing to have life support removed. The problem is that the woman is pregnant.
There's a lot going on in the editorial but here's a key graph as to why the editorial board favors removing life support and allowing the baby to die:
The fetus still registers a heartbeat, although it’s unclear whether it also suffered the same brain-destroying oxygen deprivation that ended Muñoz’s life and whether additional,...READ MORE