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Court Orders Resumption of Life Support for Frenchman in Vegetative State

A French court has ordered the resumption of life-support for a Frenchman who was taken off that support early Monday. He has been in a vegetative state since a motorcycle accident in 2008. Vincent Lambert, a 42-year-old quadriplegic, has severe brain damage, but can breathe without a respirator. Lambert's case has divided his family and the country, with the latest court order renewing a fierce debate over the right to die. VOA's Zlatica Hoke reports.

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