Why Would You Keep Someone Alive, In A Vegetative State For 14-Years (Or More)?
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Yes, there are multiple horrendous issues that have to be worked out here. Key among them being that everybody was totally oblivious to her being pregnant UNTIL she started to give birth! Yes, they only realized she was pregnant when she went into labor. Think about that. 9-months in a vegetative state with nobody taking care of her pregnancy.
Yes, she was Native Indian from a local tribe.
Yes, she had been raped. Most likely repeatedly. You have to be very sick to do that.
She is 29-years old.
[I had originally heard, incorrectly, that she had been in a vegetative state for 27-years. No so.]
She has been in a vegetative state for 14-years. Had to do with a near-drowning when she was 15.
Why keep somebody alive, like this, for 14-years? That is not fair on anyone.
That is disturbing. We really should have guidelines and rules.
Maximum of say 5-years. This is crazy. This upsets me much on multiple planes.