Wesley J. Smith: Florida Hospital Sues to End Nurse’s Life

(NRO) — “Futile” – Care the forced removal by doctors and hospital bioethics committees of wanted life-extending treatment over patient and family objections — is, alas, still the law of Texas. And now a hospital in Florida has sued for the right to do the same thing to Genea Bristol, age 41.

Here’s the bitter irony: Bristol is a nurse who contracted COVID caring for coronavirus patients in nursing homes and experienced severe lung damage.

Now, she is threatened with losing her own life despite her own apparent views on such a decision and the wishes of her mother. CONTINUE