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October 31, 2005

Wild Euthanasia

A Canadian bill to legalize euthanasia/assisted suicide demonstrates vividly where the "right to die" crowd wants to take society. The bill, C-407, does not require that the person who wants to be killed be terminally ill. It doesn't even require... [more]

Posted by tim at 12:14 PM

October 26, 2005

Cheryl Ford Releases New Book on Terri Schiavo

Early this year, Cheryl Ford and Dr. J.E. Craddock fought furiously for the life of Terri Schiavo as leading activists who worked along side the Schindler family conducting research, publishing information and protesting. Ford is a Registered Nurse who runs... [more]

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October 21, 2005

Charlotte Wyatt Do Not Resuscitate Order Lifted

Charlotte Wyatt was born prematurely at St. Mary's hospital on the 21st of October 2003. She weighed 458 grams (about a pound) and was barely five inches long. Three times in her short life she had to be re-ventilated. Despite... [more]

Posted by tim at 12:05 PM | Comments (1)

October 15, 2005

Are You Sure You Want a Living Will?

Since the court-sanctioned death of Florida's Terri Schiavo, the conversational media and written press have predictably and (almost) obediently echoed sentiments of self-proclaimed bioethicists in touting living wills as a measure to ensure that one's own autonomy and personal directives... [more]

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October 14, 2005

Bobby Schindler Presses Forward

Bobby Schindler says his memory is seared with images of his sister, Terri Schiavo, after courts approved removal of her feeding tube in a high-profile right-to-die/right-to-life battle he says wasn't always fairly portrayed in the media. "Fresh in my mind... [more]

Posted by tim at 5:13 PM

October 12, 2005

Was the autopsy the final word?

Results reported as 'confirmation,' 'vindication,' but others beg to differ - by Diana Lynne In the minds of many Americans, the results of the autopsy performed on Terri Schiavo served as the final word on the debate over whether the... [more]

Posted by tim at 4:56 PM

Radio Station Honors Schindlers

WCAR 1090 AM will present the 2005 Culture of Life Award to Bob and Mary Schindler, parents of Terri Schiavo, at the 7th Anniversary celebration of Michigan Catholic Radio on October 13 at the Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center. The Schindlers... [more]

Posted by tim at 4:54 PM

October 7, 2005

The Oregon Assisted Suicide Law

The United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments this week in Gonzales v. Oregon, a case which tests whether the federal government can be forced to facilitate assisted suicide through the use of federally controlled drugs whenever a state no... [more]

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October 6, 2005

The Policy and Politics of Assisted Suicide

Wesley J. Smith comments on the assisted suicide case currently before the Supreme Court:Assisted suicide is a policy of privilege. Contemporary proponents are relatively few, but very committed. I believe under the law, the U.S. Government should win this case.... [more]

Posted by tim at 11:22 PM

October 5, 2005

Assisted Suicide Case Before the Supreme Court

The assisted suicide case before the Supreme Court should be of considerable interest to those who value the life of the disabled and elderly. The Court heard oral arguments this morning in Gonzales v. Oregon, a case which tests whether... [more]

Posted by tim at 11:26 PM

Italian Coma Victim Awakens After Two Years, Says He Heard Everything

A man who had been placed in a coma for two years as a result of an automobile accident recently awoke and told doctors and his family that he heard and understood everything going on around him during the time.... [more]

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October 3, 2005

Update from TerrisFight.org

TerrisFight.org is offering the following update:It's hard to believe that it has been six months since Terri's tragic death. At this juncture, my family and I want to take this opportunity to thank you, from the bottom of our hearts,... [more]

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