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Thank you very much serious story was.
Tell -- about this week with just weeks to live a ten year old.
Little girl clings to life as her -- tries to get the rules changed so little -- has a shot at the lung transplant.
We know waiting a year and a half for these lungs.
But it's no different than any other part of my -- Because her opus and how -- she is -- account like accounts for everyone and if her -- -- doesn't matter.
And -- -- into this torture some procedure.
How is this going to be OK right.
How is she gonna survive.
Fox News legal analyst Peter Johnston junior has been in close contact with the families visited -- hospital and has been following this story for us appeared to standing in the way of its child to get this new setup something called a long allocations score -- in this country we have kind of -- dark -- state of medicine.
Where children are devalued.
Where children are put back into the eighteenth and seventeenth century the way they were child labor laws adults come first.
Seconds and what stands in their way is the federal government's board saying yes Sarah you have a higher score than the adults.
Your sicker than the adults.
And we're going to allow you to get the -- that you need to broaden models of of of -- long here today.
On and what need be done with an adult lung is just take a -- A bottom portion of the -- For each side right left side.
And give it to share.
And the federal government through these doctors doctor suite and doctor Roberts and these two boards have said.
No we're not going to make an exception we're gonna continue to this -- he is here to this rule where children goal last.
In America and -- the most because she's ten and apparently you're not eligible for an adult.
Lung transplant until you worked twelve rate than they have a score when you're twelve and up as the score 1200.
And there's different parameters.
How far you can walk what your lung capacity is with the of diabetes.
That your cardiogram a whole set of parameters and they come up with a score it's not a matter of waiting time it's a matter of the severity -- illness and it's a matter of whether in fact you'll benefit from -- -- we're -- so under twelve we just saw on the screen.
You're deemed priority Weiner priority to well they've created this crude measure rather than the -- measure they say.
OK yeah you're impaired boy you're somewhat impaired they don't do it in the specific way and I spoke -- this week.
And incredibly he said to me well we don't have.
Enough cases to make a mathematical determination about how to grade these people but the federal government and doctor suite.
And that the Roberts and all these folks have made a policy determination.
The children are less important.
Then adults so for all the adults who are waiting for lungs because we don't want it we don't want to say that they don't deserve them either but if you put they have ten year old -- of course -- put the ten year old on the same list.
Then it would she go to the top because she is the -- she would end and she should as a matter of ethics -- any ethicist in the east in this United States.
What are our instincts in this country we -- protect their youngest and weakest -- do we throw them.
To the wolves almost.
Let's hear from -- mom Janet about that issue right now.
And they -- That they can't measure.
-- like a child it's they're telling me that measurements can't measure how Sid the kid is under twelve and that therefore the LAS scored.
Can't be measured.
My kids dying her doctors have told me she's behind and they told me I have weeks.
How can you tell me that her -- score isn't accurate.
21 century medicine and -- -- humanity will keeps her alive that's what will happen.
And and it's up to doctor Roberts.
-- -- -- -- And our federal government.
People watching can also do something about the going to change dot org absolutely and speak out congressman Meehan and senator Toomey of Pennsylvania are speaking -- and -- they have.
As are others today -- -- the decision on the OK we will.
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