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Thursday, September 10th, 2009

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11:12a
Not in the Best Interests of the Child
I am violating my 'Friday-only' posting rule, because this story is (1) an enormity (2) timely and (3) I am only posting a link. You can read it and decide for yourselves what the mind-set and political philosophy is which leads up to such things, and from what sort of philosophical and political position such things come.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1211950/Premature-baby-left-die-doctors-mother-gives-birth-just-days-22-week-care-limit.html#ixzz0QcrzUSS0

Doctors left a premature baby to die because he was born two days too early, his devastated mother claimed yesterday.

Sarah Capewell begged them to save her tiny son, who was born just 21 weeks and five days into her pregnancy  -  almost four months early.

They ignored her pleas and allegedly told her they were following national guidelines that babies born before 22 weeks should not be given medical treatment.
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