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Hollie Dance with her son ArchieHollie Dance

The parents of a 12-year-old boy have lost their appeal to have the decision concerning life support against for their son.

A man was found unconscious at his home on April 7th in Essex, and the Royal London Hospital believes he is brain-dead.

The decision of the Appeal judges in this case was that they supported the High Court’s decision to end his life support.

The court decided to delay the execution of a 48-hour stay of execution to allow the family to appeal to the European Court of Human Rights.

Archie’s mother, Hollie Dance, believes that he was involved in a dangerous internet challenge when he passed out. Archie has not regained consciousness since Dance found him.

The court responded by saying, “No.”

It is possible that Mr. Battersbee died before the hearing.

Judge rules that Archie must give a judgement regarding the matter

Ms Dance, who is the mother of a murder victim, said she thought judges had been “insensitive” in deciding not

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Ms Dance also wanted judges to postpone their ruling because she saw signs indicating Archie had been trying to breathe lately.

One of the family’s lawyers indicated that they plan to apply to the judge who made this latest High Court judgement on a separate point, pertaining to arbitration agreement.

Archie was in need of a surgery that the hospital was not able to provide. A decision was made to take this case to court and determine what was in Archie’s best interest.

Previously, judges had ruled against his parents when they wanted to continue treatment while he still had a beating heart.

The Supreme Court has affirmed the previous ruling made by Mr. Justice Hayden in the High Court.

The doctors treating Archie said that he has shown no signs of life, and is supported by artificial means to maintain bodily functions.

Archie Battersbee

Hollie Dance

Mr Justice Hayden delivered his ruling after reviewing evidence in the Family Division of the High Court in London.

He described what had happened to Archie as a “tragedy of immeasurable dimensions”, but said medical evidence was “compelling and unanimous” and painted a “bleak” picture.

Archie’s parents, who are separated, had argued he made errors and had been appealing for a third hearing at the High Court with a different judge.

Barrister Edward Devereux QC, leading the legal team for Archie’s parents, had told appeal judges that Mr Justice Hayden had not given “real or proper weight” to Archie’s previously expressed wishes and religious beliefs.

He also appealed on the grounds that Archie’s family’s wishes were also not given “real or proper weight”, that Mr Justice Hayden had failed to carry out a “comprehensive evaluation” of the benefits and burdens of continuing life support treatment, and had that he had been wrong to conclude that treatment was burdensome and futile.

Archie’s parents have been supported by a campaign organisation called the Christian Legal Centre.

All arguments were dismissed by the Court of Appeal.

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