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thethinker Donating Member (403 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-21-05 02:07 PM
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30. The Texas law boils down to who can pay
We have had a case here that has been on TV every night. The lady wants to keep her husband alive, the hospital wants to disconnect him. The courts have ruled she could keep him alive if she could find another hospital to take him. No hospital in Houston would take him. This has gone on for weeks. She finally found a nursing home in San Antonio that took him.

The hospitals here can disconnect anyone who they think does not have the money to pay their bills. The family has to go to court to have any say in the matter. It boils down to money.

Bush passed this law when he was governor.
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