By Texas Right to Life AUSTIN — The Texas Senate Committee on Health and Human Services heard testimony on Senate Bill 2089 by Senator Bryan Hughes (R-Mineola) last Wednesday. This priority Pro-Life bill would repeal the anti-Life 10-Day Rule, which allows hospitals to pull the plug on patients against their will. Family after family pleaded …Continue reading "Families Victimized by 10-Day Rule Plead with Texas Senate Committee to Change Texas Advance Directives Act"
By Wesley J. Smith Not content with assisted suicide, the euthanasia movement wants people with dementia to be able to force caregivers to starve them to death when they become severely impacted — even when they willingly eat. An assisted-suicide advocacy group in New York previously created an advance directive containing such instructions. And now …Continue reading "‘Starve Me’ Advance Directives Would Be Immoral"
WASHINGTON – The National Right to Life Committee applauded the introduction today, in both the Senate and House, of the “Medicare Choices Empowerment and Protection Act.” The companion bills would give Medicare beneficiaries and others online access to model advance directives that choose life-saving treatment, food and fluids equally with those that reject them. The …Continue reading "National Right to Life Hails Bill Providing Equal Treatment for Pro-Life Advance Directives"
HB 3074 is step forward in the necessary changes to Texas Advance Directives Act, but much work remains to protect hospitalized patients By Texas Right to Life On Thursday, the Texas House of Representatives passed House Bill 3074 authored by Representative Drew Springer (R-Gainesville) to limit the withdrawal of food and water, called “artificially …Continue reading "House Bill 3074, a first step in long road to reform, passes the Texas House of Representatives"