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July 30, 2005

A response to the claim that Maria Korp was 'not absorbing' food and water

Some news reports have stated that Maria Korp was unable to absorb food from her tube feedings in any event before they were stopped, meaning that the cessation of tube feeding is not killing her and that she was inevitably... [more]

Posted by lydia at 10:33 AM | Comments (5)

July 29, 2005

British Courts Rule Against Leslie Burke

From News24.com: Britain's court of appeal on Thursday has overturned a ruling that a terminally-ill patient has the right to stop doctors withdrawing treatment when his illness reaches its final stages. Last July, Leslie Burke, who had the degenerative brain... [more]

Posted by joshua at 5:44 PM | Comments (1)

Silent Protest for Maria Korp. Plus--More on Julian Gardner

The Right to Life Association of Australia has held a silent protest outside of the Alfred Hospital against the slow killing of Maria Korp taking place inside. (HT to Truth and Action.) The RTL Association is to be commended for... [more]

Posted by lydia at 1:46 PM

July 27, 2005

Let's Stop With the Euphemisms-They Killed Terri Schiavo

VATICAN CITY, July 27, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) - President of the Vatican's Pontifical Council for Heath Care, Cardinal Javier Lozano Barragan, said this week, in relation to the death by dehydration of Terri Schiavo, that food and water are never considered... [more]

Posted by tim at 12:42 PM | Comments (1)

July 26, 2005

Maria Korp sentenced to death

As Maggie reported in the thread below, the latest news on Maria Korp is not good. Maria Korp, for those who may have forgotten, is the lady who was found in the trunk of a car and whose husband, with... [more]

Posted by lydia at 2:29 PM | Comments (16)

July 25, 2005

Disability Activists Blast PBS for ADA Anniversary Promotion of 'Better Dead than Disabled' Film

Forest Park, IL, July 25, 2005 -- In an all-too-common feat of cultural insensitivity, PBS has chosen July 26th, the anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to air "POV: The Self-Made Man." The documentary features... [more]

Posted by tim at 10:44 AM | Comments (3)

July 20, 2005

Misdiagnosis of Persistent Vegetative State

Since we're embarking on our "New Mission - New Direction," let's lay out a little background on the mis-label entitled PVS.

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Posted by richard at 9:45 PM

July 19, 2005

Terri Schiavo's autopsy: the blind spot

I just finished reading Sherry & Steven Eros', June 29, 2005 review and critique of Terri Schiavo's autopsy report, the reporting on the report by the news media, the medical commentary by various talking heads in the media, and the... [more]

Posted by richard at 5:15 PM

July 17, 2005

Review of Mark Fuhrman's Book - 'Silent Witness: The Untold Story of Terri Schiavo's Death'

In the final analysis, Silent Witness is an interesting and thought-provoking read, compelling the reader to consider different scenarios and a body of evidence that suggests the then 26 year old woman's fate was determined not by natural causes or her own doing, but by some external influence which may never be understood in perfect certainty.

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Posted by richard at 4:15 PM

New Mission - New Direction

By looking at the mistakes, actions, and inactions that played a part in Terri's death, we hope to help all of us better understand how and to communicate the gravity of ending a human life by other than the hand of God, and to address such legislative, judicial, and political issues that may have contributed to her death.

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Posted by richard at 3:15 PM | Comments (2)

July 11, 2005

Administrative Update

By looking at the mistakes, actions, and inactions that played a part in Terri's death, we hope to help all of us better understand how and to communicate the gravity of ending a human life by other than the hand of God.

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Posted by richard at 9:43 AM | Comments (3)

Judicial Murder and Terri Schiavo

Pat Hentoff writes in today's Washington Times:While editorials across the nation agreed in chorus that at last, Terri Schiavo will rest in peace, the autopsy report declined such certainty:"It is the policy of this office that no case is ever... [more]

Posted by tim at 6:27 AM | Comments (1)