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On the heels of ten year old Sarah -- hand being put on the adult long donor list a second child with cystic fibrosis.
Has won the right to be on that list as well.
Eleven year old -- -- a Costa and his Stanley -- the good news from the same judge who ruled in favor of ten year old Sarah.
This came after HHS secretary Kathleen Sebelius said her hands were tied she can do anything.
So why couldn't she make it happen Peter Johnson junior has been following this from the beginning and then more than anybody -- -- Peter.
That is sixty -- her hands are not tied but these children basically.
Bound and gagged and waiting to die and hobby or -- through his mother.
And and and he lost his brother a couple of years ago because his brother is waiting too long for liver transplant.
They stepped up in that same courtroom and they said we want -- restraining order to against the federal government and that same judge should be Elson said absolutely.
The few days ago he wanted to do for all the people -- that federal district.
And HHS through disabilities -- attorney sick days to visit and said no no no they -- it can't be.
And so you know what happened the -- hand fairly feel so strongly about it.
They went to hobbies family down the hole at Children's Hospital philadelphians have.
This is our lawyer.
We think the principle is important hobby -- belongs on this list.
As well so obviously it's not about one child right it's about a principle is about saving a whole generation.
Of children who will die unless something's done -- regarding what this judge has done it.
Only involves those two kids only those two -- those -- children but it's a revolutionary.
Moment in American medicine.
And -- it in our constitutional history.
Because this judge is saying.
Children have writes children should be treated the same as adults.
In terms the allocation of organs what we have is doctor Roberts.
Who's now got a voice he -- for me last week in doctor -- who couldn't explain why they have this under twelve early in the Heisman forty minutes on the on the follow them.
With their PR person.
Now they're saying all you know this is about musical chairs this is not about musical chairs.
A lot of these organ transplant people these nameless faceless medical bureaucrats.
Kathleen Sebelius is hiding behind -- saying all you know when you get a lot of PR you can't be putting political pressure.
It's not about political pressure -- what's right and what's wrong and clearly -- to families now.
Think this is wrong and they don't want their children to die.
Because the inequity of the system I spoke to share and Redick yesterday.
The emptive Sarah -- she she said the family's delighted -- had a terrible day yesterday who is doing a little bit better as of midnight.
Last night and they're waiting for some good news hopefully.
So -- it very very soon.
Both candidates -- -- analyst Peter thank you very much -- this year but we.
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