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February 24, 2006

Charlotte Wyatt in need of urgent prayers!!!

Mary, from Olive Branch Press writes: I just wanted to let you know that Charlotte Wyatt is in dire need of prayer. She has contracted a virus that is making breathing difficult for her. Judge Hedley has reversed his prior... [more]

Posted by tim at 4:17 PM

New Book! A Life That Matters: The Legacy of Terri Schiavo

Terri's parents, brother, and sister speak out--for Terri and themselves. A LIFE THAT MATTERS may well change every assumption you have about Terri's too-brief life and and prolonged, agonizing death. Here the people who loved her and knew her best... [more]

Posted by tim at 10:35 AM | Comments (1)

February 23, 2006

Happy Birthday Haleigh Poutre!

Tomorrow: A brain-injured Westfield girl the state sought to remove from life support turns 12-years-old tomorrow in a Boston rehab hospital. Haleigh Poutre (HAY'-lee POOT'-Rah) has been in state custody since September. Authorities say she was beaten into a coma... [more]

Posted by tim at 11:23 PM

February 22, 2006

It Couldn't Happen Here ...

NEW ORLEANS, February 22, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Just after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans rumors circulated that at least one hospital had euthanized patients during the mayhem. LifeSiteNews.com reported in September 2005, that an unnamed doctor admitted to a UK... [more]

Posted by tim at 4:15 PM

Euthanasia in Israel - Knowing the Facts

From Meira Online: For the past several weeks, information about Israel and euthanasia has been circulating based on reports about a new law allowing terminal patients to discontinue certain life support. The main news source cited frequently is from the... [more]

Posted by tim at 12:31 PM

Is hospice movement going beyond end-of-life care to hastening death?

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (National Catholic Register) - Families who have contacted the nonprofit Hospice Patients Alliance are raising important questions about hospice as a movement. Although hospice's stated mission remains that of providing compassionate and dignified care to people at the... [more]

Posted by tim at 4:34 AM | Comments (1)

February 20, 2006

Death by Machine

An editorial by Cinnamon Stillwell:After suffering a stroke last year, Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon remains in a coma. Where once the world followed Sharon's every political move, medical details now dominate the news. Few believe that Sharon will recover,... [more]

Posted by tim at 7:28 AM | Comments (1)

February 19, 2006

NZ Euthanasia Workshops

Darwin-based voluntary euthanasia campaigner Philip Nitschke has been referred to the New Zealand Ministry of Health for allegedly holding euthanasia workshops without being registered. Nitschke, who authored the book Killing Me Softly, claims he was not practicing medicine and did... [more]

Posted by tim at 10:00 PM

A Life that Matters

As we approach the anniversary of Terri Schiavo's death, both the Schindlers and Michael Schiavo are publishing books recounting their experiences and opinions. Terri's parents, Mary and Robert Schindler, her brother, Bobby, and her sister, Suzanne Vitadamo have aptly named... [more]

Posted by tim at 4:58 AM

February 17, 2006

Interesting Article

The North Country Gazette has an interesting article the BlogsforTerri members will find interesting - click here.... [more]

Posted by tim at 2:50 PM

Schiavo's parents to speak in Rockford

The parents who took the fight for their daughter's life to the Supreme Court last year will speak at a Rockford benefit. Robert and Mary Schindler, parents of Terri Schiavo, are the guest speakers at the third annual Priest Appreciation... [more]

Posted by tim at 1:28 PM

February 16, 2006

Schiavo Judge Greer to Speak at Ethics Conference

Cirucit Court Judge George Greer is speaking during an April ethics symposium at the University of Pennsylvania Center for Bioethics. He will appear with Michael Schiavo, the Flordia man who won a 12-year legal battle in Greer's court and ended... [more]

Posted by tim at 7:45 AM

Gibbs, Felos to Appear on WealthTV

David Gibbs III, attorney for the parents of disabled Terri Schiavo who died by judicial order last March, and George Felos, attorney for Michael Schiavo who fought for eight years for court permission to kill his wife, will join the... [more]

Posted by tim at 1:11 AM | Comments (2)

February 15, 2006

Schindler Family Response to United States Senator Mel Martinez

Family of Terri Schiavo and volunteers of their Foundation urge members of Congress to seek federal protections for the disabled The family of Terri Schiavo today responded to Senator Mel Martinez's recent interview with television news channel, Bay News 9,... [more]

Posted by tim at 4:56 PM | Comments (1)

You Know It is Coming

The anniversary of the murder of Terri Schiavo. Scuttlebutt has it a book by Mikey and another by the Schindler family are slated for release around the end of March. So the media will be allover it allover again... It... [more]

Posted by tim at 1:13 PM | Comments (1)

Terri Schiavo Family Renews Call to Protect Disabled

LifeNews reports: On the heels of comments from Florida Sen. Mel Martinez about possibly regretting supporting legislation to help Terri Schiavo's parents get a federal court review of their lawsuit to stop Terri's former husband from euthanizing her, her family... [more]

Posted by tim at 12:34 PM | Comments (1)

February 14, 2006

From the Terri Schindler Schiavo Foundation

From the Schindler's - please help spread the word:Dear Faithful and Supportive Friends, No words can adequately express how grateful we are to every one of you who fought so valiantly to help us try to save the life of... [more]

Posted by tim at 11:58 PM

February 13, 2006

PAC Targets Terri Schiavo Supporters

From LifeNews:The political action committee that Michael Schiavo formed to get retribution against pro-life lawmakers who supported Terri's parents' efforts to prevent their daughter's euthanasia death has finally filed its financial forms with the FEC. The new papers, which the... [more]

Posted by tim at 7:45 PM | Comments (1)

Symposium Features Euthanasia Line-Up

Michael Schiavo is speaking during an April ethics symposium at the University of Pennsylvania Center for Bioethics. Almost one year ago, Schiavo won a 12-year legal battle and ended his wife's life by withholding nutrition and hydration. The meeting, titled... [more]

Posted by tim at 7:41 PM | Comments (1)

February 10, 2006

We hate to say we told you so...

by Pamela Hennessy Throughout the past few years of being active in the campaign to protect the life and basic rights of Terri Schiavo, I've been fortunate enough to meet a number of learned and thoughtful people in and around... [more]

Posted by tim at 9:11 AM

Clerical Faith Abuse

by Rev. Thomas J. Euteneuer, President Human Life International Second only to the Diocese of St. Petersburg's scandalous silence on the killing of Terri Schiavo last March was the abuse of the Sacrament of Matrimony by Michael Schiavo and his... [more]

Posted by tim at 9:09 AM

February 2, 2006

Haleigh Poutre: Bobby Schindler Speaks Out

Response to Cathy Young of the Boston Globe Dear Ms. Young, I writing in response to your column, "Haleigh Poutre is no Terri Schiavo". After reading all of the dishonesty that you purport as truths in regard to my sister... [more]

Posted by tim at 11:33 PM | Comments (4)

Disability Advocates: Poutre Investigation Must Look Beyond DSS

Not Dead Yet, the national disability rights group, is calling for an investigation into the shoddy medicine that led to a court order for the removal of life-support from Haleigh Poutre just days after her admission to Massachusetts' Baystate Medical... [more]

Posted by tim at 11:31 PM | Comments (1)

Even though Haleigh Poutre is conscious, she's not necessarily safe

In the court (and courts) of life and death, a little 11-year-old Massachusetts girl named Haleigh Poutre could be the next Terri Schiavo. For those who have not heard the tragic story, Haleigh was beaten nearly to death last September,... [more]

Posted by tim at 10:50 PM