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  • Comatose Man Jesse Ramirez Almost Euthanasia Victim, Now Enjoys Life

    07/18/2008 2:48:31 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 20 replies · 88+ views
    Life News | 7/18/08 | Steven Ertelt
    Phoenix, AZ (LifeNews.com) -- Jesse Ramirez was badly injured in an automobile accident in May 2007 and nearly became a victim of euthanasia when his wife made the decision to have his feeding tube removed. Now, Ramirez has recovered to the point that he is enjoying life and waking and running.Ramirez suffered traumatic brain injury in the accident and had been in a minimally conscious state for just over a week when doctors told his family he may never recover.A legal battle ensued over the man's life and he almost became a victim of euthanasia in the same way Terri...
  • Arizona Law Forbids Easy Withdrawal of Food and Fluids from Patients

    06/26/2008 4:44:28 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 19 replies · 128+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 6/26/08 | LifeSiteNews
     PHOENIX, AZ, June 26, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) - On Tuesday, the State of Arizona passed a bill known as "Jesse's Law", which will help protect incapacitated patients from being euthanized.  The new law, inspired by the ordeal of Jesse Ramirez, closed a loophole in the decision-making process for patients who are physically unable to communicate their wishes regarding medical care.House Bill 2823 establishes a court process to obtain an emergency order to prevent a surrogate decision-maker from withdrawing the administration of food or fluid from an incapacitated patient.Jesse Ramirez was seriously injured in a May 30, 2007, car accident. Barely 10...
  • What's the Rush?

    07/01/2007 3:27:40 AM PDT · by 8mmMauser · 652 replies · 9,302+ views
    ProLifeblogs ^ | June 27 2007 | plb
    <p>Schindler is the brother of Terri Schiavo, a brain-damaged Florida woman who died in 2005 after a decades-long court battle.</p> <p>"What is the rush?" he asked. "This is not the first time we've heard of cases like this where doctors want to write off the chance of recovery, and the family, when they're told this, will make a decision to end a person's life.</p>
  • Pulling the Plug: Ethicists Debate Ramirez Case

    06/30/2007 1:29:17 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 20 replies · 612+ views
    ABC News ^ | 6/28/07 | Dan Childs
    Two short weeks after the culmination of a legal battle between his wife and family over whether to maintain his life support, Jesse Ramirez of Arizona appears to be on the road to recovery. According to local reports, Ramirez, 36, suffered traumatic brain injury in a May 30 car accident, which put him in a coma. He had been in this minimally-conscious state for a little more than a week when doctors informed his wife that he may never recover -- and she made the decision to have his feeding and water tubes removed. Ramirez's family made a legal appeal...
  • Jesse Ramirez, Considered a “Vegetable” Like Terri Schiavo, Now on His Way to Recovery

    06/28/2007 3:58:52 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 101 replies · 1,528+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 6/28/07 | Peter J. Smith
    CHANDLER, Arizona, June 28, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Written off by doctors as a hopeless “vegetable”, an Arizona man would not now be on his way to recovery from an accident caused by a marital quarrel if not for his family’s unrelenting struggle for his life. The Arizona Republic reports that on Wednesday, Jesse Ramirez, awoke from his nearly month long persistent vegetative state (PVS) and now “can hug and kiss, nod his head, answer yes and no questions, give a thumbs-up sign and sit in a chair.” If not for the past few weeks’ legal battles that ended Tuesday with...
  • A Chance of Having a Chance: The Jesse Ramirez Case

    06/19/2007 4:20:42 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 44 replies · 1,182+ views
    Dakota Voice ^ | 6/18/07 | Carrie Hutchens
    It's happening again! A spouse attempting to have a spouse starved and dehydrated to death. This time it is in Arizona. News reports state that on May 30th, Jesse Ramirez and his wife Rebecca were in the mist of an argument, when he lost control of the SUV they were driving in, which resulted in a roll over crash. Both were ejected from the vehicle. Jesse, 36, reportedly suffered critical injuries, which include a broken neck and head injuries, while Rebecca, 33, suffered only minor injuries. AZcentral.com's "To keep him alive or let him die?"  by Rich Dubek and...