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Texas Hospital Starves 46-Year-Old Quadriplegic COVID-19 Patient to Death against Wife's Protests: 'This is What We've Decided'

Texas Right to Life : Jun 30, 2020  Texas RTL/LifeSiteNews.com

"I was stripped of my rights as a wife, and left helplessly watching my husband be executed. I now have no husband, a widow at 47. My children left with no father to celebrate Father's Day. All taken away from us. I have no other words to express how I feel today except hurt, angry, and frustrated." -Melissa Hickson

airlift(Texas) — [LifeSiteNews.com] Michael Hickson, a 46-year-old COVID-19 patient, was starved and left without adequate treatment for his illnesses at St. David's South Austin Medical Center. His wife, Melissa, says the hospital refused to treat his illnesses because of his disability... (Image: Pixabay)

Michael Hickson became quadriplegic due to receiving CPR after he went into sudden cardiac arrest while driving Melissa to work in May 2017. Melissa and their five children stayed by Michael's side throughout his recovery. He landed back in the hospital in 2020 after contracting COVID-19 and pneumonia from a staff member at his nursing home.

Michael was conscious and alert but could not communicate verbally. He responded to jokes, shook his head, and puckered his lips on a FaceTime call when Melissa requested a kiss. Melissa asked if she could pray with her husband and their children, to which he nodded "yes." But the doctor soon told Melissa her husband would be placed in hospice against her will. In a recorded conversation, the St. David's doctor told Melissa her husband would not receive treatment because of his disability, despite her wishes... Subscribe for free to Breaking Christian News here

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