Monday, February 21, 2011

Baby Joseph Saved From Life Support Removal

You may recall reading this post about the Maraachli family's fight to save their son from euthanasia earlier in the week. Today they have hope:
Baby Joseph saved from life support removal – transfer to Michigan hospital likely

LONDON, Ontario, February 17, 2011 ( - One-year-old Joseph Maraachli of Windsor, Ontario, who was to have his life support removed Monday at 10 am. against his parents’ wishes, will now not die on the day that Ontario residents celebrate as Family Day. A hustle by pro-life and anti-euthanasia groups resulted in a change in legal counsel, which has led to at least a temporary stay of removal of the child’s ventilator.

Alex Schadenberg, head of the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition, informed LifeSiteNews Sunday evening that negotiations are underway to transfer Joseph to a hospital in Michigan.

In a statement released today, London Health Sciences Centre said it has received a request from a Michigan hospital “to review Baby Joseph Maraachli’s medical information regarding the feasibility and appropriateness of a potential patient transfer.”

Read the entire story here.


  1. Yay! I'd been so worried since I first heard about this.

  2. Thanks for this wonderful post. It helped me a lot. Thanks for sharing this.


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