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March 31, 2007

Thanks for Remembering ...

Theresa Marie Schindler December 3, 1963 - March 31, 2005 - The Terri Schindler-Schiavo Foundation Terri Schiavo: Victim of Lethal Bigotry - Freedom Eden Terri Schiavo: Finding the Answers - BlogsforTerri The dehydration death of a nation - Bobby Schindler... [more]

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Remembering Terri Schiavo

Thanks to Dan Lacey.... [more]

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Remembering Terri Two Years Later

Two years ago today, Terri Schiavo died after thirteen days without sustenance, having been denied by court order the most basic of necessities. We were stunned, watching in disbelief while this brain damaged, but otherwise healthy woman, was publicly subjected... [more]

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Remembering Terri Schiavo - By Bobby Schindler

Shortly after his sister's death, Bobby Schindler spoke passionately and with emotional charge, still carrying the pain and grief that followed the public dehydration of Terri Schiavo and yet describing his hope and vision for the future: Part I -... [more]

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Exporting Murder

Zimbabwe has a thoroughly corrupt government that has brought the once prosperous nation to ruin by systematically destroying the economy while engaging in fraudulent elections, encouraging campaigns of intimidation and murder, eliminating the free press, creating massive groups of homeless... [more]

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The Dehydration Death of a Nation

Saturday, March 31, will mark the two-year anniversary of my sister Terri Schiavo's death by dehydration. Not a day passes that my family does not think of my sister and relive the horrific images of her needless and brutal death... [more]

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Terri Died Two Years Ago

Visit: The Terri Schindler-Schiavo Foundation, Honor her memory... [more]

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Terri Schiavo: Finding the Answers

This the final post in a four part series containing the full-text of a speech given by Bobby Schindler to an audience in Phoenix, AZ sponsored by Arizona Right to Life. These details and much more can be read by... [more]

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March 30, 2007

The Culture of Dying in America

Advance-directive legislation was passed or amended in dozens of states across the nation in the 1990s. Just where did these laws come from? Diana Lynne, author of Terri's story, gives the fanscinating, if not horrifying answer in a powerful WorldNetDaily... [more]

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Terri Schiavo's Final Day

Terri Schindler Schiavo's feeding tube, allowing her to recieve food and water, was removed by order of Judge George Greer. Two years ago today, March 30, 2005, marked Terri's thirteenth day, and final day of being dehyrdrated and starved to... [more]

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The inconvenient truth about Terri Schiavo and euthanasia

Many comments to my blog post yesterday, "Death Angel vs. Terri Schiavo," perpetuated false information, which Terri's brother Bobby dispels in a column today The most obvious thread between abortion support and euthanasia support is promotion of death. The underlying... [more]

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March 29, 2007

Terri Schiavo-- Enduring Questions

If the sad case of Terri Schiavo has demonstrated anything, it has pointed to a horrible set of legal precedents and court decisions. The courts have increasingly identified a "right to die" as a matter of legal protection and, in... [more]

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No one won the $100,000 CT Scan PVS Challenge

Two years ago we noted that Terri Schiavo's CT Scan has been grossly misrepresented in the mainstream press. Previously, Codeblue applied his expertise in radiology to interpret Terri Schiavo's CT scans that have been released to the public and are... [more]

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Autopsy Cannot Confirm a Clinical Diagnosis

Two years ago we wrote .... Although Michael Schiavo, through his attorney George Felos, has suggested that a planned autopsy of Terri Schiavo will confirm the extent of her brain injury, medical experts reject the use of a post mortem... [more]

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Legalized Killing: The PVS Diagnosis

This the third post in a four part series containing the full-text of a speech given by Bobby Schindler to an audience in Phoenix, AZ sponsored by Arizona Right to Life. These details and much more can be read by... [more]

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Day 11 - Terri Schiavo

On March 18, 2005, Terri Schindler Schiavo's feeding tube, allowing her to recieve food and water, was removed by order of Judge George Greer. Two years ago today, March 28, 2005, marked Terri's eleventh day of being dehyrdrated and starved... [more]

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March 27, 2007

Suicide Bill Should Be Labeled 'Covert Abuses Act'

The 16,000-member Christian Medical Association today voiced strong opposition to a bill (AB 374), reviewed Tuesday by the Assembly Judiciary Committee, that would legalize assisted suicide in California. The national organization of physicians added its voice to the American Medical... [more]

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A Letter from Bobby Schindler

As you may already know, on Saturday, March 31, we will mark the two-year anniversary of Terri's death by dehydration. While this sad date brings the horror of her death into sharper focus, there is not a day that passes... [more]

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March 27, 2005 - Day 10 - Terri Schiavo

Imagine being without food or water for 10 days:On March 18, 2005, Terri Schindler Schiavo's feeding tube, allowing her to recieve food and water, was removed by order of Judge George Greer. Two years ago today, March 27, 2005, marked... [more]

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March 25, 2007

A Life that Matters

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 5:49 AM

Fired for Refusing to Remove a Feeding Tube

This message came from a reader during the fight for Terri Schiavo's Life two years ago:I am an RN. Several years ago, I was wrongfully fired for refusing to remove a feeding tube from 2 patients who had been diagnosed... [more]

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March 24, 2007

Doctor said Terri Schiavo was Aware and Felt Pain

While the media continues to get the facts about Terri Schiavo wrong, we recall news of a doctor who saw Terri Schiavo and suggested she seems to be aware of what's going on and appears to feel pain. [pdf file]... [more]

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March 23, 2007

Fired Nurse Claims Terri Felt Pain

It was two years ago that we wrote ... CNSNews.com Senior Staff Writer Jeff Johnson reports that a nurse who worked at the hospice where Terri Schiavo is dying of dehydration and starvation has revealed that Terri feels pain and... [more]

Posted by tim at 7:47 AM

Institutional Murder is Commonplace

Park Pickup, founder of Human Life Matters, recently wrote about a woman (45) who developed pneumonia at the group home where she lived for ten years. She was rushed to the hospital in serious condition. Doctors spoke grimly about Jane's... [more]

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100 Hours of Starvation

Two years ago today, as her family unsuccessfully petitioned a federal appelate court, Terri Schiavo was been without sustenance for over 100 hours and was likely experiencing the effects of starvation described by St. Louis neurologist William Burke.A conscious [cognitively... [more]

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March 22, 2007

Terri Schiavo and the Culture of Death Movement

This post is the second part of several containing the full-text of a speech given by Bobby Schindler to an audience in Phoenix, AZ. We first published it on this date one year ago as part of our series remembering... [more]

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HMOs Support Suicide

California Association of Physicians Groups (CAPG), an organization representing HMO's responsible for 50 percent of the state's health care, are in support of assisted suicide legalization (AB 374). Wesley Smith comments: This is one medical endorsement that I welcome for... [more]

Posted by tim at 11:40 PM

March 21, 2007

My op ed today: "Politicians still wrong on Terri's case"

Presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney recently stated, "My view was a case like this would normally be left in the hands of a court." Romney was referring to the attempt by Congress to help save the life... [more]

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Emilio Gonzales: A Message to our Readers

The good news related to Emilio Gonzales is that his hospital has agreed to extend his treatment to April 10 and is assisting the family with a transfer. Today we received this important message from Jerri Ward: I am the... [more]

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Is Terri thanking Michael?

He thinks so:March 21, 2006 -- Terri Schiavo's husband insists that, despite what her devastated family thinks, she is now "praising" him in heaven for pulling the plug on her one year ago. "She's up there right now praising me... [more]

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March 20, 2007

On the matter of Judicial terrorism

Published two years ago, this article remains a remarkable reminder of what the courts did to Terri Schiavo. - WorldNetDaily, by David Bass The court-ordered starvation death of Terri Schindler-Schiavo has begun. Thumbing his nose at congressional subpoenas designed to... [more]

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Texas mom fights to save her young child's life

Hospital "ethics" committee votes that toddler does not deserve treatment, boy may die by Friday AUSTIN, Texas -- A Texas mother is urgently battling to save her child's life after officials at the Children's Hospital of Austin deemed the toddler's... [more]

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Updated - My sister was given a second chance at life, and Terri deserved that same chance!

This post originally appeared two years ago and is being republished to mark the anniversary of the court ordered decisions that led Terri Schiavo's caregivers to stop giving her food and water. The sister of one of our readers suffered... [more]

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March 19, 2007

My daughter was severely brain-injured

Cathy, one of our readers, shared the following testimony of love and life:My daughter was severely brain-injured at the age of 9. We were told she was in a PVS and that I should put her in a home and... [more]

Posted by tim at 8:39 AM

My Experience Walking in Terri's Shoes and Fighting for her Life

Several years ago, when The Terri Schiavo Foundation was looking for individuals who had gone through similar experiences as Terri, I wrote to them. In 1996 I suffered a severe asthma attack, lapsed into a coma for three months and... [more]

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March 18, 2007

Toddler Forced Off Life Support - Help Needed

Update: As reported by Wesley Smith, the doctors and hosptial are working with the family and should be commended. Melanie Childlers, one of Andrea Clark's sisters, wrote the following disturbing message concerning Emilio Gonzales, the 16-month-old boy who is set... [more]

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Joint Statement of Speaker of the House J. Dennis Hastert and House Majority Leader Tom DeLay

WASHINGTON, March 17 /U.S. Newswire/ -- Speaker of the House J. Dennis Hastert and House Majority Leader Tom DeLay today released the following statement: "It's unconscionable that Senate Democrats led by Senators Harry Reid and Ron Wyden would not allow... [more]

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Last Ditch Effort to Save Terri

In a last-ditch effort to save Terri Schiavo's life, a House committee planned to issue subpoenas Friday to stop doctors from removing the severely brain-damaged woman's feeding tube. ... Two years ago.... [more]

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Terri Schiavo's Life and Death

In 2005, Arizona Right to Life sponsored an evening with Bobby Schindler, brother of Terri Schiavo, who is now working full-time for the Terri Schindler-Schiavo Foundation. The Phoenix event drew hundreds of people and included an introduction by Fr. Frank... [more]

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Two Years Later ---The World Remembers Terri Schindler-Schiavo

Two years ago today, at 1 p.m. March 18, 2005, the long, painful and barbaric process of the court-ordered execution by starvation of Terri Schindler-Schiavo began when the government, via judicial order, removed her feeding tube which provided her nutrition... [more]

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March 17, 2007

Statement by the President Two Years Ago

March 17, 2005 The case of Terri Schiavo raises complex issues. Yet in instances like this one, where there are serious questions and substantial doubts, our society, our laws, and our courts should have a presumption in favor of life.... [more]

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Her Husband Recovered

From time to time we've received testimonials from readers who identified with the Schindler family and watched with great saddness as their daughter was lost. We appreciate the following letter from Caryn:As the sole caregiver for my brain damaged spouse... [more]

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March 16, 2007

is Starvation Really Painless?

Two years ago Michael Schiavo and his attorney, George Felos, appeared on Nightline to discuss their bid to withhold nourishment and hydration from Terri Schiavo for the purpose of ending her life. Michael's statements included the following assertionsTerry will not... [more]

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DCF DECLINED TO TAKE ACTION

We have received information tonight from the Schindlers that the Department of Children and Families has decided that there is insufficient evidence of abuse to proceed. One year ago... [more]

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Tribute to the Schindlers

Theresa May de Vera entered a hospital "clinically dead" after a severing asthma attack. Despite recommendations by doctors to "pull the plug", her parents didn't give up and she recovered and went on to study Theology in graduate school. Theresa... [more]

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Two years ago... TERRI SCHIAVO'S NURSE SPEAKS OUT

CARLA SAUER IYER, R.N., who being first duly sworn, deposes and says: 1. My name is Carla Sauer Iyer. I am over the age of eighteen and make this statement of my own personal knowledge. 2. I am a registered... [more]

Posted by tim at 2:14 PM

Why the Rush to Kill Terri Schindler-Schiavo?

Remembering two years ago: - Donald B. Hawthorne at Anchor Rising An American citizen, Terri Schindler-Schiavo, is scheduled to be starved to death starting this Friday, March 18, by the order of an American judge. I am deeply saddened that... [more]

Posted by tim at 9:11 AM

Starving for a Fair Diagnosis

Two years ago:And, quite apart from the question of Terri's therapy and care, it is entirely likely that Terri has never been properly diagnosed. Terri is usually described as being in a Persistent Vegetative State (PVS), and indeed Judge Greer... [more]

Posted by tim at 5:09 AM

March 15, 2007

Assisted Suicides at All Time High New Oregon Figures Show

Oregon is well down the slippery slope: The number of Oregon residents using the state's assisted suicide law to kill themselves is on the rise. New figures from the state's health department show more people in Oregon died under the... [more]

Posted by tim at 12:25 PM

Remembering: Congress makes last-minute try to save Terri Schiavo

Two years ago: A group of House and Senate Republicans worked hard to approve a new law that would provide one last shot at federal court review for Terri Schiavo "We're fighting a clock," said Sen. Mel Martinez, who introduced... [more]

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March 14, 2007

Terri Schindler Schiavo Foundation News Alert

From TerrisFight.org: March 2007 Dear Friend, As you know, it has been two years since the court-ordered execution by dehydration of our beloved daughter Terri Schindler Schiavo. As we watched her precious life slowly slip away from us, we truly... [more]

Posted by tim at 12:30 PM

Two Years Ago Today

We quoted World Net Daily: If Terri's feeding tube is removed and she dies, it will be a permanent stain on the honor of this country and our system of law. It is a fact that we deliberately, legally, kill... [more]

Posted by tim at 6:05 AM

Suzanne Vitadamo: Every Human Life Has Equal Moral Value

Suzanne Vitadamo, sister of Terri Schindler Schiavo, spoke about her family's struggle to care for her disabled sister in Kennewick on Saturday as one of the featured speakers at the 3rd Annual It's About Life Conference sponsored by the Knights... [more]

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March 13, 2007

Experts have Limited Knowledge

Last night the Discovery Channel aired a program reminding me of Terry Wallis, the individual who woke-up after 19 years in a vegetative state. An article in Technology Review explains:In 2003, 19 years after a car accident left him in... [more]

Posted by tim at 8:14 PM

Bobby Schindler, Brother of Terri Schiavo, Endorses Brownback for President

Bobby Schindler Endorses Brownback for President Terri Schiavo's brother thanks Brownback for his efforts to protect all human life ALEXANDRIA , Va. - U.S. Senator Sam Brownback received an endorsement today from Bobby Schindler, the brother of the late Terri... [more]

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Romney: Government Shouldn't Have Stopped Terri Schiavo's Euthanasia

From LifeNews.com and the Orlando Sentinel (via Students for Brownback):During the battle, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and the state legislature intervened on behalf of the Schindler family and passed a bill allowing Bush to prevent Michael from killing Terri.... [more]

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March 9, 2007

The Long Farewell of a Hunger Strike

Two years ago Pamela Hennessy wrote about the death via starvation that awaits Terri Schiavo later this week if government officials do not intervene on her behalf.I've been wanting to lose some weight and I suppose now's as good a... [more]

Posted by tim at 6:06 AM

Christa Lilly Awoke

Following our prior article, here's more information on the woman who was/is in a "vegetative state": A woman who has been in a coma-like state for more than six years awoke for three days this week to talk with family... [more]

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March 8, 2007

Woman Awakes From 'Vegetative State' After 6 Years (Updated)

Her doctors call Christa Lilly's recovery a miracle, and was heard on Fox News to say that he is now looking at the so-called vegetative state in an entirely different light - and that it's time to rethink the matter... [more]

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