Understanding The Case Of Charlie Gard

July 4, 2017

Eleven-month-old Charlie Gard was born with a rare genetic disorder. His parents’ legal fight to continue his treatment has sparked a debate about who should decide what medical treatment he gets.

Dr. Claire Fenton-Glynn, a legal scholar at the University of Cambridge who studies children’s rights, talks to NPR’s Kelly McEvers about the case.

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