Disability Rights Groups Want to Stop Wisconsin Teen From Ending Her Life — TIME

(APPLETON, Wis.) — Disability rights organizations have asked child protection officials to prevent a Wisconsin teenager from going without her ventilator and ending her life. Jerika Bolen, 14, suffers from spinal muscular atrophy type two. The incurable disease destroys nerve cells that control voluntary muscle activity. Jerika’s movement is mostly limited to her head and…

via Disability Rights Groups Want to Stop Wisconsin Teen From Ending Her Life — TIME

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