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March 28, 2006

State Legislatures Haven't Protected Patients Since Terri Schiavo Died

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After Terri Schiavo's former husband subjected her to a painful 13-day starvation and dehydration euthanasia death, pro-life state lawmakers across the country talked about passing laws to protect other disabled patients like her. Yet, little progress has been made in preventing others like Terri from being killed.

Laws reshaping end-of-life policy were floated in two dozen states but only Louisiana passed any kind of law -- and the final result was severely watered down compared to the initial proposal.

Lifenews has the story

Posted by tim at March 28, 2006 4:18 PM


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