The parents of Charlie Gard continue to have to fight courts and doctors in order to keep their child alive and pursue the medical treatments they believe can potentially save their child.
Earlier today in court, once again the frustrated parents became emotional and stormed out of the hearing.
According to Sky News, the attorney representing the hospital was going through a series of new scans and explained “almost all the medical evidence in this case makes for sad reading.”
This was allegedly the first time Charlie’s parents had seen or heard about the results of the latest scans. In a courtroom, with the world watching. This greatly upset Connie Yates, who became emotional, saying “we haven’t even read it” according to reports.
This prompted Chris Gard to turn his gaze towards the attorney and call her “evil” before comforting his the boys mother and heading out of the courtroom to compose themselves.
The attorney apologized, saying she wasn’t purposefully attempting to “cause distress” by surprising the family with yet to be seen MRI information. This could unleash an entirely different legal battle, as the attorney for Gard and Yates scolded the hospital attorneys for the surprise move.
The couple is still attempting to convince a judge to allow them permission to take their own child for experimental treatment. The hospital wishes to let Charlie Gard die, even though there is no evidence the boy is suffering or would suffer under the experimental treatment.
Either way, using that argument doesn’t exactly put the hospital in a favorable position, as their option amounts to certain death, saying they don’t believe experimental treatment will help him. Letting him die certainly won’t help him, either, but the hospital feels compelled to say that Charlie should “die with dignity” instead of be given a fighting chance.
More from Sky News on the discussion of possible new evidence:
Mr Armstrong told the judge that a “range of opinions” had been expressed when experts gathered at Great Ormond Street.
But Ms Gollop said: “We don’t yet have any of this apparent new evidence.”
Lawyers have said they will examine data from new scans and reports from discussions at Great Ormond Street on Charlie over the weekend.
Mr Justice Francis has told Charlie’s parents that he will not re-run the case but will consider any “new material”.
The judge will consider their latest claims at a hearing starting on Monday after examining preliminary issues on Friday when he was told about the scan.
Continued prayers for Charlie and his parents. Stay tuned to Faithwire for further updates. Catch up on all the past updates on Charlie HERE.