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FORT WORTH, Texas (ChurchMilitant.com) – A coalition of disability advocates are petitioning the Texas Supreme Court to protect a toddler from having her treatment removed against her family’s wishes.
The Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops (TCCB) has long supported Cook Children’s Hospital (CCH) in implementing the 10-Day Rule of the Texas Advanced Directives Act (TADA), which allows the hospital to remove 20-month old Tinslee Lewis from her ventilator.
After a CCH “ethics panel” told the family in November 2019 of its decision to remove treatment, the Lewis family had 10 days to find a hospital willing to accept a transfer. Owing to the severity of Lewis’ condition, extensive testing would have been necessary for another hospital to determine if it were equipped to treat Lewis’ conditions. …