How do you think Wanda Hudson feels today after last nights macabre fiasco?
Baby dies after hospital removes breathing tube:
...at 2 p.m. Tuesday, a medical staffer at Texas Children's Hospital gently removed the breathing tube that had kept Sun Hudson alive since his birth Sept. 25. Cradled by his mother, he took a few breaths, and died.
"I talked to him, I told him that I loved him. Inside of me, my son is still alive," Wanda Hudson told reporters afterward. "This hospital was considered a miracle hospital. When it came to my son, they gave up in six months. ... They made a terrible mistake."
Sun's death marks the first time a U.S. judge has allowed a hospital to discontinue an infant's life-sustaining care against a parent's wishes, according to bioethical experts. A similar case involving a 68-year-old man in a vegetative state at another Houston hospital is before a court now...
I'm sure that Tom DeLie is rounding up support right now to ensure continuity of life support for the older gentleman...
Update, 10:50AM - Well, well. It looks like DeLie actually did "round up support" at the last moment for the older gentleman. Atrios reports.