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<p class="First-paragraph-drop-cap"><span class="_idGenDropcap-1">T</span>he highly-publicized case of Charlie Gard, a terminally ill British infant, ignited a recent global ethical controversy. The case involved a court battle between the hospital, who wanted to remove the infant from life support, and the child&rsquo;s parents, who wanted their son transferred to the U.S. for an experimental treatment.</p>

Case of Terminally Ill Infant Sparks Ethical Debate Over Autonomy

Parental autonomy is a central ethical issue