Family of brain-dead pregnant woman will sue over forced life support in Texas 

January 10, 2014 6:07 PM

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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.

The loved ones of a pregnant woman being kept alive by a ventilator have hired lawyers to fight a Texas law that is keeping them from removing the young mother from life support.

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