Politics

Trump Signs Born Alive Executive Order

President Donald Trump on Friday signed an executive order directing the federal government to protect the rights of newborn children who are either extremely premature or born with disabilities. While the United States has a number of laws to ensure that newborn children receive adequate medical care, the president said that some medical providers still decline treatment to newborns in cases of long-term disabilities and extremely premature births. “Despite these laws, some hospitals refuse the required medical screening examination and stabilizing treatment or otherwise do not provide potentially lifesaving medical treatment to extremely premature or disabled infants, even when parents plead for such treatment,” the Read More From Source