'Parents need more rights' says couple wanting to take their sick son for treatment in the US

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A couple who want to take their sick son to the United States for treatment say parents 'deserve more rights'.

Chris Gard and Connie Yates want their nine-month-old son Charlie to undergo a therapy trial in the US.

But doctors at Great Ormond Street Hospital in central London say the treatment is experimental and his life support should be switched off.

Charlie suffers from a rare genetic condition and has brain damage.

Charlie's legal team says it wants to examine all possible options - including taking the case to the Supreme Court. It is not yet known whether Charlie's parents can do this. Supreme Court justices are analysing the case with the deadline for a decision tomorrow.