TEXAS — A pregnant, brain dead woman in Texas is being kept on life support because of a state law. Marlise Munoz, 33, is 21 weeks pregnant and although her family wants to remove her from life support, she’s being kept alive because of a Texas law protecting the fetus.
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In late November of last year, she collapsed in her home and was unconscious when she was taken to the hospital. She was declared brain dead and put on a ventilator.
The husband says his wife wished to never be put on life support.
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