Brain-Dead, Pregnant Woman Removed From Life Support

Following judge's orders, and husband's wishes

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Updated Jan. 26, 2014, 2:03 p.m.

A Texas hospital removed a 14-week pregnant, brain-dead woman from life support Sunday following a judge’s Friday orders.

John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth was given until 5 p.m. Monday to remove Marlise Munoz from life support, a ruling which her husband Erick Munoz says she would have wanted.

Munoz found his wife unconscious Nov. 26, possibly due to a blood clot.

The case has sparked debates among pro-life and pro-choice groups about end-of-life care for pregnant women.

[AP]


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