UK: Charlie Gard’s parents end legal fight against state’s insistence on infanticide

Source: Telegraph [UK]

“Charlie Gard’s parents have ended their legal fight over treatment for the terminally-ill baby. Chris Gard and Connie Yates announced their decision as a High Court judge was preparing to oversee the latest round of a five-month legal battle. … [Barrister Grant] Armstrong said Charlie’s parents had made a decision following the latest medical reports and scans. Mr Armstrong said damage to Charlie’s muscle and tissue was irreversible. ‘The parents’ worst fears have been confirmed,’ he said. ‘It is now too late to treat Charlie.'” (07/24/17)