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April 30, 2006

Cease and Desist Order in Andrea Clark Case

As a patient of St. Luke's Hospital in Houston, TX, Andrea Clark is in an extremely precarious position. Andrea, 54, suffered complications following open heart surgery that left her dependent upon a ventilator and dialysis for survival. Although her motor... [more]

Posted by tim at 7:06 PM

April 29, 2006

Judge Greer joins death advocates

WordNetDaily:The probate judge who ordered the dehydration death of brain-injured Terri Schiavo will join Michael Schiavo and other key proponents of her death as a guest speaker at a bioethics conference. Florida Circuit Court Judge George Greer on Monday will... [more]

Posted by tim at 5:26 PM

University of Pennsylvania Euthanasia Protest

Pro-family and pro-life groups to lead protests at University of Pennsylvania symposium on euthanasia and Terri Schiavo's death. A focus of the demonstrations will be emphasizing a national Zogby Poll taken right after Terri died showing 80% of the American... [more]

Posted by tim at 2:34 PM | Comments (1)

Help Andrea Clark - Contact List

Frustrated about what is happening to Andrea Clark? Beth at MVRWC has complied a list of individuals who should be notified about her case and who can help. (Remember to contact St. Luke's Episopal Hospital: 832-355-1000 as well). I'm going... [more]

Posted by tim at 2:30 PM

Problem with Andrea Clark's Transfer - Updated

Andrea's family has run into a significant problem with her transfer. There is apparently a question as to whether the level of care needed by Andrea can be provided by the IL facility. Please ask St. Luke's [832-355-1000 - more... [more]

Posted by tim at 5:21 AM

April 28, 2006

Family of Terri Schiavo Expresses Alarm at Actions of Judge

Judge George Greer to Discuss Schiavo Case at University of Pennsylvania Bioethics Conference. The surviving family of Terri Schiavo, the disabled Florida woman who died in 2005 of marked dehydration, are expressing their alarm at the participation of Circuit George... [more]

Posted by tim at 12:46 PM

April 27, 2006

The Andrea Clark Case - Breaking News Coming ...

ACTION REQUESTED We've just received breaking news from a representative of the family of Andrea Clark about incredible and reprehensible actions underway by St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital in Houston, Texas. The family learned of a facility in Illinois that is... [more]

Posted by tim at 1:03 PM | Comments (3)

April 26, 2006

Andrea Clark Is Not the Only One

Even to experienced Right to Life attorneys the case of Andrea Clark is shocking. Your continued efforts on her behalf are much appreciated by Andrea's family. However, Andrea is not the only person whose life is endanger. Jerri Lynn Ward... [more]

Posted by richard at 3:20 PM

Euthanasia and The Healthcare Connection

The practice of euthanasia was easily established and advanced in the United States under the pretense of end of life wishes, choices, compassion, dignity, and self rights to the public through introductions by various means. Among those heavily involved in... [more]

Posted by tim at 11:38 AM

More on the Killing of Andrea Clark

Andrea Clark's sister, Melanie Childers, writes:Imagine that you are sick and so you make sure that you are covered by really good health insurance. Your everyday life is a regimen of taking your medications, taking care of your young son,... [more]

Posted by tim at 8:34 AM

Houston Hospital Votes To End Woman's Life With Bush Law

HOUSTON - The countdown has begun on the life of Andrea Clark, a patient at St. Luke's Hospital. Six days left. No, she's not terminal, her family says and she's not brain dead. Her sisters say that she wants to... [more]

Posted by tim at 3:32 AM | Comments (1)

April 25, 2006

In Houston, 'Ethics' Kills (Andrea Clarke)

The Terri Schindler Schiavo, Center for Health Care Ethics Inc., Throws Support Behind Family of Andrea Clark Houston's St. Luke's Hospital is giving the family of Andrea Clark until April 30th to find another facility to take Clark as a... [more]

Posted by tim at 12:24 PM

Euthanasia Threatens Andrea Clarke

The great state of Texas has apparently adopted euthanasia as a means for controlling its health care costs. I'm told that Andrea Clarke, a woman whose life hangs in the balance, is one of many individuals whose medical treatment... [more]

Posted by tim at 12:22 PM

More On Andrea Clark - URGENT Action Needed!

"Ethics" committee votes to pull the plug against family's wishes ... Last night we posted on the incredible application of a Texas law by St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital in Houston, Texas to use their "ethics" (sic) committee to essentially committ... [more]

Posted by richard at 8:53 AM

April 24, 2006

We are Protesting the Killing of Andrea Clark - Help Us

Hopefully you've gathered that the action taken by the hospital is a step beyond what was done to Terri Schiavo. Perhaps a united front of bloggers can make a difference.

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Posted by tim at 10:01 PM | Comments (1)

Act in the Haleigh Poutre Case!

"Haleigh's shocking story demonstrates the ignorance of the courts as they 'rush to judgement' without sufficient knowledge of the procedure to determine a persons neurological condition." ~Robert Schindler Sr. St. Petersburg, FL - The Terri Schindler Schiavo Foundation Center for... [more]

Posted by tim at 2:32 PM

April 23, 2006

Doctors to Terminate Texas Woman

Her family says 'no' but her doctors say 'yes':A life or death struggle is taking place at St. Luke's Hospital, where doctors are planning to remove a woman from life support. The patient is not brain dead, and according to... [more]

Posted by tim at 5:32 PM | Comments (1)

April 13, 2006

Terri's Court Appointed Guardian to Speak

The doctor who served as court appointed guardian for Terri Schiavo, the Florida woman at the heart of a 2003 right to die controversy, will speak at Albany Law School on April 19. Dr. Jay Wolfson will deliver the 2006... [more]

Posted by tim at 3:41 PM

Colorado Rejects a Day to Remember Terri

A Colorado legislative panel has rejected an idea to create an official date to remember the painful euthanasia death Terri Schiavo suffered. Supporters said the date would be a good way to honor her memory and point out the need... [more]

Posted by tim at 3:36 PM

California Assisted-Suicide Bill Nears Action

Focus on the Family reports:Voters have already said "No," but proponents keep fighting. California lawmakers are considering a bill that would legalize assisted suicide. AB 651 would make assisted suicide a medical treatment -- and give doctors the power to... [more]

Posted by tim at 12:59 PM

Endorsing Death-Oriented Politicians

Do you really think candidates want his endorsement?Michael Schiavo's political action committee set up to target candidates and elected officials who supported Terri Schiavo and her family's efforts to prevent her euthanasia death has made its next endorsement. The PAC... [more]

Posted by tim at 12:02 PM

Jeb Bush Gives Up ...

Food and water remain medical treatments in FL:Unable to reopen the legislative debate over Terri Schiavo, Gov. Jeb Bush is giving up on his effort to change Florida law to allow patients to reject or withdraw a feeding tube only... [more]

Posted by tim at 10:30 AM

April 11, 2006

Brother of Terri Schiavo Speaks on Rights of Disabled

Just a week over a year after his sister's court-ordered death, Bobby Schindler, the brother of Terri Schiavo, spoke to the students of Franciscan University of Steubenville. He came to rally support for the rights of those deemed to be... [more]

Posted by tim at 6:42 AM

April 10, 2006

Follow the Money

Although [Michael Schiavo] disputes Bobby Schindler's account of the amount of money Terri received from the two medical malpractice claims, it's Bobby whose correct and not Michael Schiavo. The gross jury award in the trial against Dr. Stephen Igel was... [more]

Posted by tim at 2:56 PM

Hollywood to Turn Michael's Book on Terri Schiavo Into Biased Movie

The culture war continues with Hollywood taking up the cause of euthanasia activists:A group of Hollywood producers have purchased the rights to Michael Schiavo's book to produce what will likely be a biased, one-sided movie on his victorious legal battle... [more]

Posted by tim at 12:48 PM

Bobby Schindler to Speak at Ripon College

Bobby Schindler, brother of the late Terri Schiavo, will speak at 7:30 p.m. April 18 at Ripon College. Schindler's appearance, open to the public free of charge, will be in the Great Hall of Harwood Memorial Union, corner of Seward... [more]

Posted by tim at 12:46 PM

April 9, 2006

Family Looses Second Child From Fire: Sabastian Rosado Has Passed Away

Sadly, this afternoon little 1-1/2-year-old Sebastian Rosado lost his battle for life.

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Posted by richard at 8:09 PM

April 7, 2006

Belgium to Consider Legalizing Under-18 Euthanasia

BRUSSELS, Belgium, April 7, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The government of Belgium is considering a proposal to legalize euthanasia for children and youth up to age 18. The Flemish Socialist party, a member of Belgium's coalition government, has called for an... [more]

Posted by tim at 3:28 PM

The Schindler's Book about Terri Schiavo

Although some judge a book by its cover, many look at real-time sales and popularity as an indicator of public support. Consequently, Br. Paul O'Donnell, the Schindler's spiritual advisor, urges Schindler supporters to purchase their book. "It would make a... [more]

Posted by tim at 12:38 PM | Comments (2)

The Rosado Kids (Updated)

William Rosado embraces firefighter Mark Neal, who dived into the burning mobile home (tbo.com). William (Will) Rosado couldn't stop his tears Wednesday when he saw Tampa firefighter Mark Neal. Only the night before Rosado's 3-year-old son, Gavin Orion Rosado,... [more]

Posted by tim at 10:47 AM

Hospice of The Florida Suncoast Abets Euthanasia Cause

By Karen Ward, RN The Hospice of the Florida Suncoast is a healthcare center that deals primarily with end of life and palliative patient care. They offer education, training, information, resource centers, libraries, and workshops, consultations; educational programs, support and... [more]

Posted by tim at 8:06 AM

Schindlers Under Attack Investigation

Is there any evidence to substantiate this investigation? If there is, it is not reported:A lawyer involved in the Terri Schiavo saga has asked the state to investigate whether two foundations set up by Schiavo's parents and siblings unlawfully used... [more]

Posted by tim at 12:30 AM

Terri Schiavo's Brother Speaks At Franciscan University

Check out the article and video here. Unfortunately, the article fails to report anything related to Bobby Schindler's appearance at the University other than the fact that he was there. Perhaps our local representative will fill us in on the... [more]

Posted by tim at 12:25 AM | Comments (1)

April 5, 2006

Response to Michael Schiavo

The Rev. Thomas J. Euteneuer, President of Human Life International (HLI), responds to Michael Schiavo's attack on Tom Delay. "Michael Schiavo's attack on Tom DeLay upon his resignation is absurd on the face of it and another attempt at the... [more]

Posted by tim at 12:35 PM

April 4, 2006

DeLay, Pro-Life Politicians Attacked by Terri Schiavo's Ex-Husband

The feud between retiring pro-life Congressman Tom DeLay and Terri Schiavo's former husband Michael is not as old as the legal battle with Terri's family, but intense nonetheless. After DeLay made an announcement that he is retiring his Congressional seat,... [more]

Posted by tim at 7:38 PM | Comments (3)

Bobby Schindler at Steubenville this Thursday

Bobby Schindler, the brother of the late Terri Schiavo, will be speaking at Franciscan University of Steubenville on Thursday, April 6 at 9pm, less then a week after the one-year anniversary of Terri's passing. Following Bobby's talk, Bobby will sign... [more]

Posted by tim at 12:16 PM

A Constitutional Flaw?

Terri Schiavo would be alive today if the Founding Fathers had only thought to add to the Constitution "Food and Water" to the basic inalienable rights of life, liberty and pursuit of happiness. There would be no need of an... [more]

Posted by tim at 2:29 AM

April 3, 2006

Terri Schiavo's Brother Says Disabled Regularly Killed by Withholding Food, Water

By Gudrun Schultz MARYLAND, United States, April 3, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) - In an interview with John Lofton of the American View, Terri Schiavo's brother, Bobby Schindler, said his family is fighting to stop the ongoing murder of disabled people in... [more]

Posted by tim at 4:33 PM

Message from the Schindlers

Last year we appreciated the written statement the Schindler family distributed following the death of their daugher, Terri. With the establishment of the Terri Schindler-Schiavo Foundation, the publication of A Life that Matters and numerous public appearances through-out the United... [more]

Posted by tim at 2:10 AM | Comments (1)

Terri's Death Need Not be in Vain

Last year we noted a timely article on the important subject of where as a society, but most importantly those of us that strongly supported the value of human life regardless of it's "perceived Quality," go from after Terri Schiavo's... [more]

Posted by tim at 2:05 AM