When Terri Schiavo
's heart stopped beating on the evening of February 25, 1990--cause unknown--no one could have predicted that, over a decade later, the legal and public relations fight over her life or death between her family and husband would transfix the world and even attract the concern of a dying Pope John Paul II.
In a case that recalls American Terri Schiavo
, Mozhghan, her 23-year-old brother Mehran and mother Parichehr Salasel, are now fighting a legal battle against the doctors of Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center over who gets to make the final decision regarding Rasouli's life.
If That Ever Happens to Me: Making Life and Death Decisions after Terri Schiavo
. By Lois Shepherd.
Gore Supreme Court case, foreign policy, jihad and jihadist, Paul O'Neill, Terri Schiavo
, and the USA Freedom Corps.
Overcovered--DC Beltway snipers, Terri Schiavo
, anthrax spore letters, Evian Gonzalez.
He was the key champion of the state's death-with-dignity law, which prevented a reinsertion of a feeding tube to keep Terri Schiavo
alive against the wishes of her husband.
He begins by exploring the Terri Schiavo
case as a warning that no one should wait to make their wishes known.
In The Passion of Terri Schiavo
, Finley uses a live-action ink painting to picture the Florida brain-damaged woman's abstracted soul, with some characters ruminating about one woman's right to die.
On the panel below from the left are Pamela Bondi, a prosecutor and public information officer in the Hillsborough State Attorney's Office; criminal defense attorney Jeff Brown of Brown & Doherty; Judge George Greer, who gained national attention during the dispute over Terri Schiavo
; and Jerrianne Hayslett, former director of public information at the Superior Court of California for Los Angeles County, who handled media in high profile cases including the trials of O.J.
was starved to death in March of 2005 after a Florida judge ordered her feeding tube removed.
The treaty, which was adopted December 13, 2006, guarantees the right to life of disabled persons--and forbids their killing by dehydration through the denying of food and fluids, as happened to Terri Schiavo
in Florida (LifeSiteNews, Dec.
In this country the case of Terri Schiavo
put that confusion in sharp relief.