Posts tagged "chicago"

The Reason for Special Babies

Thaddeus Pope, a professor at Widener School of Law and (the well-named) keeper of the site Medical Futility Blog writes today about a case of inoperable conjoined twins whose mother is opposing the hospital's reluctancy to continue periodic resuscitation efforts. The hospital is concerned that their efforts to keep the twin boys alive...

“It’s the way I was raised.”

Chicago democratic representative Deborah Mell announced her engagement on the floor of the house yesterday. Personal announcements aren't uncommon, but Mell's caused a stir; she is one of two openly-gay legislators in the state of Illinois. She said:
"I know our governor and many of you on both sides of the aisle do...