Terri Schiavo

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A woman who suffered an anoxic insult in 1990, fell into a persistent vegetative state and was kept alive for the next 15 years while her husband fought to have her removed from life support and her parents fought to maintain it
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Bush, and protected Terri Schindler-Schiavo from a hideously painful death by starvation and dehydration.
To start off, camps were being planned at the same time the courts were repeatedly denying the most basic of rights to Terri Schindler-Schiavo.
It was within an hour after I posted a web column that casually mentioned the appearance of Terri Schindler-Schiavo's family at NRLC's convention that I received the first of what proved to be many inquiries asking "how did pro-lifers respond?"
The future threat of euthanasia seemed to some almost secondary--until Terri Schindler-Schiavo's face stared directly at North America's culture of death.
The tragic death of Terri Schindler-Schiavo reminds pro-lifers of the work confronting us on the issue of euthanasia.
The following statement was issued by President Bush upon learning of the death of Terri Schindler-Schiavo.
In light of this tradition and practice, and the role of Congress in regulating the use of habeas corpus, Representative Weldon's bill would make the writ available when a court order "authorizes or directs the withholding or withdrawal of food, fluids or medical treatment necessary to sustain an incapacitated person's life." Because the bill would apply to any case in which such a court order is applicable on or after its effective date, it would cover Terri Schindler-Schiavo if passed in time.
March 4 - - As NRL News goes to press, there are a host of developments rapidly unfolding in the Terri Schindler-Schiavo case.
By the time you open the pages of the March edition of National Right to Life News, the family of Terri Schindler-Schiavo may already be in crisis mode.
For the latest updates on Terri Schindler-Schiavo's case, please visit http://www.nrlc.org.
Jeb Bush has asked the United States Supreme Court to intervene in the fight to save the life of Terri Schindler-Schiavo. On December 1, attorneys for the governor asked the High Court to overturn the Florida Supreme Court's September 23 decision invalidating what has come to be known as "Terri's Law."
On September 23, the Florida Supreme Court ruled that "Terri's Law," the measure under which Governor Jeb Bush restored food and fluids to Terri Schindler-Schiavo last fall, is unconstitutional.