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July 11, 2005

Judicial Murder and Terri Schiavo

Topics: Commentary

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 closed and that all determinations are to be reconsidered upon receipt of credible, new information." Even if no new information surfaces, how Terri Schiavo was put to death is causing many Americans to confront their own death.

Pat Anderson, for a long time the attorney for Terri Schiavo's parents, said the day Terri died of dehydration as ordered by the courts and her husband: "Euthanasia in America now has a name and a face." Dr. Jon Thogmartin's autopsy report made clear that Terri Schiavo was not dying, let alone terminal. As Dr. Carl D'Angio wrote in a June 21 letter in the New York Times: "Her family loved what was left of her and asked only to be permitted to care for her at their own expense. My question is, who or what was better served by her passive execution by water deprivation than by the first alternative?"

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Posted by tim at July 11, 2005 6:27 AM

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Nat Hentoff has written an excellent article. He is a good person to have on our side. He has shown that he has the ability to question those who challenge the natural law. He is so right to continue to question what happened because it is judicial homicide. One did not have to be a rocket scientist to be able to see the discrepancies.

Posted by: Maggie4life at July 15, 2005 3:58 AM