If you want to know what anti-life and government healthcare leads to

Posted: February 18, 2011 by datechguy in opinion/news, the courts
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it’s this:

A Windsor, Ont. couple’s fight to bring their gravely ill baby home to die ended in bitter tears Thursday when a Superior Court judge dismissed their appeal to stop doctors from removing the infant’s breathing tube at the hospital.

The father and relatives of one-year-old Joseph Maraachli wept outside a London courthouse after an emotional Justice Helen Rady upheld the earlier decision of an independent provincial tribunal forcing the baby’s parents to comply with doctors’ orders.

With all of their legal avenues exhausted, the family will have to say goodbye to Joseph Monday morning — on Family Day — when his breathing tube will be removed.

Welcome to the future, it is here.

  1. My God. The individuals have no right to insist on the type of care their son receives.

    Wow Peter. You really got me with this one. Out of all the stuff I’ve read the past two years on this whole healthcare nightmare, this one scares me the most. I don’t say that lightly, either. All they had to do was give the kid a trach and send him home.

    But Big Brother says no, that’s too much trouble.

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