Contact: Tom Shakely, Executive Director, Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network, 855-300-4674, ext 3, firstname.lastname@example.org
PHILADELPHIA, /Christian Newswire/ -- The Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network stands with Texas Right to Life, calling for
Chris Dunn, 46, and a former EMT, has been in the Houston hospital for more than eight weeks because he collapsed, likely due to a mass
Video documentation shows Chris
Ms. Kelly contacted Texas Right to Life, and Texas Right to Life has helped her and Chris's family ensure that he continues to receive care. Spokeswoman for Texas Right to Life lamented the actions of the hospital, noting that
"What is happening to Chris Dunn at Houston Methodist happens daily in medical facilities nationwide," says Bobby Schindler, brother of Terri Schiavo and president of the Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network.
Schindler continues, "The rights of patients and their family members have been abrogated and turned over to complete strangers - ethics committees, hospital boards and health care professionals. Even in such heartbreaking cases as Mr. Dunn, who is literally begging for his care to be continued, the hospital seems to be taking whatever action possible to remove him from its balance sheet. Hospital administrators should not be able to summarily deny the civil liberties of a disabled patient."
Visit Texas Right to Life to learn more about Houston Methodist's attempt to end the life of Chris Dunn and how you can help.
The Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network was established by the family members of Terri Schiavo to serve the medically vulnerable, and has worked with more than 1,000 families since Terri's death. lifeandhope.com.