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Originally posted by jashanley
She legally has the right to refuse surgery, as long as she can prove that she has the capacity to make a decision, no matter how insane her motives for refusal are. It is her body and her decision.
She could sue a surgeon for battery if her attempted a c-section without her consent.
This lawsuit is a veiled attempt at abortion reform, plain and simple.
I will not attempt to discuss the merits pro-life versus pro-choice, here.