Tinslee Lewis in Cook Children’s Medical Center, in Fort Worth, Texas.
By Anthony Murdoch, LifeSiteNews, Nov. 28, 2019
TEXAS, November 28, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has come out in support of a family trying to save their nine-month old girl from being pulled from life support by medical staff at Cook Children’s Medical Center, in Fort Worth, Texas.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton
Paxton announced a friend-of-the-court brief in aid of Tinslee Lewis, the infant, last week, in direct opposition to the Texas Advance Directives Act, a law that in effect gives families only 10 days to find a new hospital if the hospital that is treating their child decides to stop the treatment.
“One of the core principles provided by the U.S. Constitution is that no person should be deprived of life, liberty or property without due process of law,” said Paxton in a statement he gave on November 22.
“This unconstitutional statute infringes on patients’ right to life and does not allow patients and their families sufficient notice and the opportunity to be heard before physicians override the rights of their patients,” he added. ….