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May 5, 2005

Banquet to Honor Terri Schiavo Judge Draws Protestors

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When: Thursday, May 5, at 5 PM

Where: In front of the Heritage Springs Golf and Country Club, 11345 Robert Trent Jones Parkway, New Port Richy, Florida

Why:

"This protest is against Judge George Greer who wrote the order to kill Terri Schiavo without ever allowing her due process or freedom of religion. We question his choice as a Judge to blatantly ignore FS 825.102. which states that no one can take food and water away from anyone. He didn't order Terri's feeding tube just removed - he ordered that she could not receive ANY nutrition or hydration AT ALL! He ordered the commission of a felony. In addition, Judge Greer violated Florida Statute 90.602, which clearly disallows the hear say evidence that he not only accepted, but then declared as clear and convincing proof that Terri wanted to die.

"To say that his decisions weren't unlawful is a farce and a blatant insult to the citizens in the state of Florida and of Pinellas county. To waste any further words on the actions of Judge Greer, to suggest that he was thoughtful or meticulous in his decisions as a Judge as was cited by Joan Nelson Hook, President of the West Pasco Bar Association, is a slap in the face to the Schindler family and every other disabled person in America! If one can define as 'meticulous' his choice to make the most important decision of his career, ordering the execution by dehydration and starvation of a disabled person without ever having stood face to face with that person is a travesty. Ms. Nelson-Hook should be ashamed of herself as should Judge Greer." -- Cheryl Ford RN

Background:

George Greer honored for his work in euthanasia case World Net Daily, May 5, 2005

Judge To Be Honored During Law Week Events Tampa Bay Online, May 3, 2005

Posted by tim at May 5, 2005 12:45 PM


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Comments

This post was made as a commentary to a local Sacramento Union online news article.
It was sent 30 March 2005. I am the author.
I have hoped that Terri's family had recieved it. I had hoped the WORLD receieved it.

I have written to the Schindler's lawyer, the Schindler family, local TV and Radio, and anywhere else I can....to ask for justice. To bring this case BACK to court, under a " wrongful death " lawsuit.

Hidden facts about Terri's case MUST be heard, and they MUST be heard publicaly. Maybe, they one day will.

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I would first, personally like to thank all those who support Terri Shaivo's right to live, and also those who just as passionately support her right to die. It is to you, that I speak too today.

There are those who would ask 2 questions about Terri Shaivo's condition:


1) Would you like to live like her/that?
2) How could you say she has any " Quality of life " in her condition?

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Posted by: LNaranjoiv at May 5, 2005 7:06 PM

Amen

Posted by: mary et. al. at May 5, 2005 7:11 PM

Beautiful, well spoken!

Posted by: Tom Spence at May 5, 2005 7:21 PM

At Amazon.com they are accepting advanced orders for the up and coming book titled
SILENT WITNESS by Mark Furhman; available for shipping on July 3.
I just ordered my copy.
Justice will come. This is not over yet. Wrongful death may yet still be a reality.

Posted by: JoJoFox at May 5, 2005 9:09 PM

Judge Greer can have his little banquet and award. Evil doers have to praise each other in order to make themselves look good.

Remember, Terri received her Purple Heart because she was a hero.

Posted by: kay at May 6, 2005 11:15 AM

L Naranjoiv, thank you. That was amazing. As Tom said, beautifully said. As Mary, I say Amen.

I have ordered Mark Fuhrman's book. If you wish not to use credit cards over the internet, you can order the book at Amazon by check or money order.

Posted by: juleni at May 7, 2005 2:37 PM

To all, here is my update on little baby Charlotte Wyatt, today. She needs prayer and we need help praying for her situation today, and help with people writing to the media outlets in Britain about her situation!!
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Over the past week and a half, the editor of the Olive Branch Press (www.theolivebranchpress.org) and I have contacted several doctors in an attempt to get help for Charlotte. There have been ups and downs, that I want to share with you later, but have no time right now: suffice it to say, the editor of Olive Branch Press (OBP) has made contact with a prolife British doctor willing to help Charlotte! This is good news!!


THIS IS WHERE WE NEED YOUR HELP, WITH PRAYER!

The doctor has told us that the hospital that Charlotte is in must first give PERMISSION for a second opinion to be allowed...can you imagine that? As a result the OBP editor has a call in, overseas, to a British legal expert who works alongside the prolife doctors. We are waiting for this legal expert's response (a woman). PLEASE, PLEASE PRAY that she responds as soon as possible, and that God will guide her as she reviews all the legal considerations in our getting a good, life asserting doctor to give an evaluation or second opinion on Charlotte!

Here is why this is so crucial:

THE FOLLOWING IS THE FIRST PARAGRAPH FROM THE STATEMENTS IN THE COURT DOCUMENTS FROM THIS PAST OCTOBER:

"On the basis of the unanimous medical evidence in this case, the issue in all probability is not whether this baby should live or die but how and when she should die. Charlotte has chronic respiratory and kidney problems coupled with the most profound brain damage that has left her blind, deaf and incapable of voluntary movement or response. It is very highly probable that she will during this winter succumb to a respiratory infection that will prove fatal. That said the unanimous medical evidence also recognises that in this area there is no such thing as certainty of prognosis of survival. "


That first sentence....."not whether this baby should live or die but how and when she should die". DOES THAT NOT SOUND JUST LIKE JUDGE GREER's pronouncement on Terri, "the (judgement) is that she will die" - or words like that?

Also the whole October pronouncement about Charlotte seems so silly now, from this perspective of months later, because she has obviously not gone the way they 'predicted' at all, and is obviously not what they said back then. She sees, hears, responds, smiles, is growing constantly, plays, and is just getting better and better - just like most newbies.

It would seem just something that they said back then, that could be ignored now, except that.....it almost sounds to me like a death sentence. I could just say, oh, well, that was back then, in October, and they just didn't know and look how far she has come now, so they must see that and believe differently now, if it weren't for one thing....

They are not acting like all of her growth, response, thriving, matters at all....

Case in point, today's news, from Joshua of the Friends for Charlotte (by email). (The SaveCharlotte.com website.)....this, DESPITE THE FACT that Charlotte twice the other day was successfully and happily out of her oxygen box for a while, on just a nasal cannula for oxygen and is now only needing 45% oxygen on a continual basis, freeing her up almost to the point that she could go home (she can go home when she is on a nasal cannula, and low % of oxygen need.....and she has already come down from 100% oxygen to only 45% oxygen in just these few months...):


"We found out today that the hospital has decided (no explanation) to
stop giving Charlotte time on the nasal prongs (cannula). She seemed to be doing
so well on them, and be getting ready for coming home, so this was a
great discouragement to us.

Please pray that Charlotte would soon get so well and strong it would
be evident even to those who most don't want to see it. And pray for
us, that we would know how to deal with the hospital. Pray especially
for Darren & Debbie, that they would be encouraged and have strength
to go on.:

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>From the www.savecharlotte.com website:

"Two steps forward, one step back

Charlotte is continuing to get stronger, but today there was another
set-back from the hospital. Though she spends most of the time in her
oxygen box, she had been slowly introduced to nasel cannula for the
past few weeks; going up to two hours a day, split up into two
sessions.

Darren and Debbie loved this new advancement-- she was more alert when
she was on them, and certainly easier to hold and stimulate. But today
they found out the nasal prong machine had been removed, and on
inquiring, that the hospital had decided to stop giving her time on it.
No reason was given, simply "it hadn't been a success".

But why not a success? She did so well on them!

They may mean well, but right now it is difficult to be anything like
certain.
If the hospital believes your baby does not deserve to live, will that
affect their decision making?

When will there be any accountablity?"
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And from Hannah, of the www.savecharlotte.com website:

"On the positive side, she is doing really well-- in spite of them! and getting stronger. She had her measurements taken yesturday, and she has been gaining a little weight and growing longer.

Pray especially for Darren and Debbie today, because it meant alot to them to have her allowed out of her box and with the nasal cannula..."


So, there are a few prayer requests, here.

1. for Debbie and Darren, Charlotte's parents, to be encouraged and to have strength for the continued fight for their daughter.

2.that Charlotte would soon get so well and strong it would
be evident even to those who most don't want to see it.

3.for Joshua, Hannah, Debbie Darren, the editor of OBP, the legal expert in Britain, the doctor in Britain who is willing to help, that they all may know and have discernment from God as to how to deal with the hospital, in regards to getting that second opinion evaluation done, and as to the hospital withholding the medical records from Charlotte's parents, as they are doing (possibly illegally?....see the savecharlotte.com website's comments for a comment from a British subject regarding this..)

4. for this stronghold of the enemy to be torn down by God, in satan's wanting to take little Charlotte's life.

Finally, if you would be willing, could some people please start writing to the British press contacts which RottyPup gave us last week?? A little spotlighting might be of help to let the hospital be aware that their actions are being watched in regards to Charlotte.

PLEASE PRAY!!!

THANK YOU, THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH....

Posted by: juleni at May 7, 2005 2:40 PM

Am praying, Juleni, and will continue--just wish we could get her out of England. Why, why, why is the hospital allowed to hold her hostage like this, even dictating what doctor can see her??? I DO NOT understand.

People, can we get a prayer warrior group up now. If we had 24 people each praying in a focused and fervent fashion for one hour of every day, there would always be a petition before the throne of God. My husband and I make two, so that only leaves 22 to go. My husband and I could take the hours between 1:00 and 3:00 central time. I know Maggie could account for some time we would be asleep over here.

Would you please sign up here?

Posted by: mary et. al. at May 7, 2005 4:28 PM

Mary - I just hopped over to Charlotte's site, at www.savecharlotte.com, and there is a prayer group established there,to sign up on...it isn't a 24 hr. prayer group as WE NEED TO HAVE IN GENERAL, and we MUST get going!....but it is a prayer group where they will send you prayer updates for Charlotte as needed. If you go to Charlotte's site, just click on the "Join the Prayer Chain" button on the left side of the page!

Posted by: juleni at May 7, 2005 5:26 PM

Mary, as to the 24 hour prayer chain,

please give me the 11 AM TO 12 NOON slot.

Posted by: juleni at May 7, 2005 6:48 PM

Will do Juleni--please sign on people, this is very, very important. My daughter will take 10:00 to 11:00 p.m. central and the 1:00 to 3:00 I put down above is p.m. too.

Posted by: mary et. al. at May 7, 2005 7:25 PM

Praising a judge who advocates death? These are the laws of man, NOT laws of God. God would not advocate removing a feeding tube. We are stepping on God's toes if this nation continues the culture of death. Judge Greer will have to answer to God in the end for the execution of Terri Schiavo.

Posted by: Bella at May 11, 2005 1:30 PM