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File photo of IV bags. (Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Texas Husband Named Brain-Dead Wife’s Fetus

Before a pregnant, brain-dead Texas woman was taken off life support over the weekend at the end of a long legal battle, her husband said he decided to name what would have been the couple’s second child.

01/28/2014

Family says Marlise Munoz made it clear she would not want to be kept alive by machines. (CBS)

Judge: Remove Life Support For Brain Dead Pregnant Woman

For two months, Erick Munoz has sat inside a North Texas hospital room next to his pregnant, brain-dead wife, with what would be their second child together growing inside her.

01/25/2014

File photo of a courtroom. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Girl Wins Lawsuit Against Parents Who Were Trying To Force Her To Get Abortion

A teenage girl will be allowed to keep her baby after winning a lawsuit against her parents who were trying to force her to get an abortion.

02/19/2013

File photo of Texas Gov. Rick Perry. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Gov. Rick Perry Wants Texas To Ban Abortion After 20 Weeks

Gov. Rick Perry threw his support Tuesday behind legislation that would ban abortion in Texas after 20 weeks, the point at which he and other anti-abortion activists say a fetus can feel pain.

12/11/2012

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