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Saturday, 26 January 2013

Fetus Isn't Human Life, Catholic Hospital Says

"A major Catholic health provider has successfully dismantled a wrongful death lawsuit brought against it by arguing — in defiance of its own long-held doctrine — that a dead fetus is not the same as a dead person.

The case involves the 2006 death of 31-year-old Lori Stodghill, a woman seven months pregnant with twin boys, who was brought in to the emergency room at St. Thomas More Hospital in Cañon City, Colorado, on New Year's Day."*

What is the Catholic church's stance on when life begins? According to a St. Thomas More Hospital in Cañon City, Colorado, a fetus does not count as human life, as long as it's convenient for them in a lawsuit. Cenk Uygur, Ana Kasparian, and Wes Clark Jr. (Screenwriter, Consultant) discuss.

*Read more from Neetzan Zimmerman/ Gawker

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