Texas Right to Life

“ Nonprofit Texas Right to Life (TxRtL) describes the 10-day rule as “the number of calendar days a vulnerable patient or her surrogate is given once a hospital committee declines to continue providing life-sustaining treatment to a patient, contrary to the patient’s expressed will and medical decisions.” In short, TxRtL says this law allows a hospital committee to end “life-sustaining care” even if the patient—or his or her surrogate—objects.”

North Texas Baby’s Fight to Live Continues