Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Bobby Schindler On The Baby Joseph Case

Here's an excellent piece by my dear friend and colleague Bobby Schindler, brother of Terri Schiavo commenting on the "Baby Joseph" saga.
Killing More Than Just the Patient
I recently read an article in the London Free Press (March 22nd) about the highly publicized Joseph Maraachli situation titled, Baby Joseph Case Becomes Political Issue in U.S.
As the Executive Director the Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network, I was personally involved in helping Baby Joseph’s parents keep control of the medical treatment decisions that were being made for their son.
Joseph was diagnosed with a brain condition that doctors believe will eventually cause his untimely death. Joseph's parents, Moe and Sana, understood that their son’s case was terminal. Their only request was for a simple procedure to be performed that would enable Joseph to spend his remaining days at home. more

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