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TEXAS: Family of Brain Dead Pregnant Woman to Sue Over Forced Life Support

Family of brain-dead pregnant woman will sue over forced life-support in Texas. Lawyers for relatives of Marlise Munoz, who is 20 weeks pregnant and hooked to a ventilator, plan legal action over Texas law requiring life support until fetus can be delivered. Her parents and husband say they want to unhook the machines keeping her brain-dead body alive.

By Deborah Hastings / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

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