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  • Filed in: Pro Life   |   by Matthew Clark   |   11:12 AM Dec. 20, 2011

    2011 Victories: Right to Life of Sick Baby Protected

    A baby is seen minutes after he was born at the pediatric unit at hospital Escuela in Tegucigalpa

    This is the latest installment in a year-end series looking back at a few of the hundreds of victories by the ACLJ in 2011. I would say it was unimaginable, but it actually happened. A baby, diagnosed with a terminal decease, was going to be taken off life support, against his parent’s will, in Canada. Canadian doctors obtained a court order to remove life support from “Baby Joseph,” as he became known, instead of performing a tracheotomy which would have allowed him to go hom... Continue Reading


  • Filed in: Pro Life   |   by Jay Sekulow   |   12:00 AM Apr. 21, 2011

    An Easter Blessing: "Baby Joseph" Returns Home

    We told you about the story of "Baby Joseph" - the child from Canada who suffers from a chronic and serious illness. As you may recall, we were retained by the child's parents to assist in exploring options to get their son medical treatment in the United States. Last month, Joseph Maraachli was transferred from a hospital in Canada to SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center in St. Louis, Missouri. Now, some incredible news. "Baby Joseph" is returning home to Canada after completing ... Continue Reading


  • Filed in: Pro Life   |   by Jay Sekulow   |   2:00 PM Mar. 14, 2011

    'Baby Joseph' Moved to US for Medical Care

    It's a story that has generated quite a bit of interest - both inside the medical community and in the public arena. 'Baby Joseph' - as he's become known - faces a serious illness and until now has been hospitalized in Canada. His parents retained us about two weeks ago to see if we could assist them in locating a hospital in the United States. I am pleased to tell you that has now happened. Joseph Maraachli is now at the SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center in St. Louis, Missouri. He was airlifted Sunday night from Canada to Missouri where he is now getting the medical treatment and care his parents wanted. We worked with a team to make this happen - including Priests for Life. We're extremely pleased that this hospital - a leader in healthcare for children - has stepped forward to care for 'Baby Joseph' at such a critical time. In representing the family's interests in the U.S., we were able to assist in a number of vital areas - including assisting in the facilit... Continue Reading