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March 18, 2006

BlogsforTerri Remembers Terri Schiavo

Topics: Remembering Terri

Dear Friends,

One year ago we fought together on behalf of Terri Schiavo at BlogsforTerri as a loose coalition of independent bloggers, commenters and readers. Despite our protests, we watched with sadness and alarm as Terri’s food and water were withheld and her life was ended in a cruel exercise of power.

Through it all, the Schindler family's strength and resolve helped us remember the God given intrinsic dignity of human life and the value of each individual regardless of their capabilities.

March 18, 2006, marks the one-year anniversary of the day Terri’s feeding tube was removed. We hope you will participate with us at BlogsforTerri.com (stop by and leave a comment) and around the Blogosphere as we contemplate the value of human life, pray for the weak and helpless and speak out against their oppressors.

 [Bloggers, please join with us over the next 13-days and write about Terri's life and death, honoring her memory by making the argument for why lives like hers should be protected, respected, and loved (more here).]

We also hope that you will Take Action by supporting the Schindler Schiavo Foundation. Terri’s brother, Bobby Schindler, recently wrote to us:

 We thank you and your readers for your prayers, compassion and support of our family during what was the most difficult of times. Knowing we were not alone in the battle for Terri made all the difference in the world.

As we move forward to confront the culture of death movement in this nation we hope that you will stay with us. We need you now, more than ever, in the battle to aid and defend the needy and advance a Culture of Life through loving action, education and advocacy.

The Schindler’s have written a new book called “A Life that Matters”, which is unlikely to receive the positive review it deserves in the mainstream media. Purchase a copy and one for a friend, spread the word and remember.

Please, visit TerrisFight.org and get involved in the Foundation's work. Participate in the Will to Live Project and donate generously to the Foundation’s current fundraising efforts. It is your support and involvement that will bring about success in the fight for the disabled and the battle against care rationing, euthanasia and medical killing.

 Thank you for speaking out on behalf of the weak and defenseless and changing our nation by promoting a Culture of Life.


--The BlogsforTerri Team

Posted by tim at March 18, 2006 11:41 PM


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Just dropped by to say we won't forget Terri, or her fight for life.

Posted by: Julie Shockley at March 19, 2006 9:36 AM

May God receive glory for answering my prayers for you to receive a miracle for defending Terri Schindler(-Schiavo) and for Terri to continue to unite Christendom, I pray in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

Posted by: Rev. Thomas S. Painter (R) at March 19, 2006 4:59 PM

I won’t join the Blogroll as I’ve no room to display it, but I have blogged in support after being reminded it has been a year since that awful March 2005 day. Good luck to you and to fellow bloggers in spreading the word.

Posted by: Jack Yan at March 20, 2006 8:28 AM