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January 16, 2007

Terri Schiavo's Siblings to Attend March for Life

In loving memory of their sister, and in support of the medically vulnerable patients, the siblings of Terri Schindler Schiavo will attend the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C. on January 22, 2007 and spend the weekend prior to... [more]

Posted by tim at 7:56 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

March 27, 2006

Disability activists remember Terri Schiavo

Disability activists marked the anniversary of Terri Schiavo's death and vowed to renew their resolve to continue the battle to promote meaningful safeguards for the thousands of disabled Americans who, like Terri Schiavo, have guardians making life-and-death decisions on their... [more]

Posted by tim at 10:07 AM

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]

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July 25, 2005

Disability Activists Blast PBS for ADA Anniversary Promotion of 'Better Dead than Disabled' Film

Forest Park, IL, July 25, 2005 -- In an all-too-common feat of cultural insensitivity, PBS has chosen July 26th, the anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to air "POV: The Self-Made Man." The documentary features... [more]

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June 16, 2005

Schindler Family's Statement on Medical Examiner's Report

This is a statement that has been released by the Schindler family regarding the medical examiner's autopsy report on Terri Schiavo. MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., and SEMINOLE, Fl., June 16 /Christian Wire Service/ -- On June 15, 2005, the Pinellas County IME... [more]

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June 15, 2005

CWA Responds to Schiavo Autopsy Report: No Excuses for Dehydrating the Disabled

Concerned Women for America (CWA) responded to the autopsy report on Terri Schiavo, released today by a medical examiner for Florida's Pinellas-Pasco County, which confirmed that the "removal of [Terri's] feeding tube resulted in her death." "Terri Schiavo's autopsy results... [more]

Posted by tim at 8:58 PM

Autopsy Does Not Change Moral Aspects of Terri Schiavo's Murder says Priest Who Was With Terri Moments Before Her Death

Fr. Frank Pavone, who was with Terri Schiavo in the final hours and moments of her life and has called her death a murder, issued the following statement upon today's release of her autopsy report:"No details of this autopsy change... [more]

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June 5, 2005

California Group Launches Senior Advocacy

Los Angeles, CA - A group of activists from the Los Angeles area has launched a web site directed at gaining government intervention in the controversial Conservatorship case of Dr. Rami N. Rodriguez. Claiming possible abuse, neglect, healthcare and confinement... [more]

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April 6, 2005

Shiavo case Redux in Georgia: Mae Magouirk...not comatose,not vegetative,not terminal, BEING STARVED AND DEHYDRATED TO DEATH (Update)

Her family is desperately seeking to save her life before she dies of malnourishment and dehydration.

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April 2, 2005

Mass for Terri Schiavo

There will be a Mass for Terri on Tuesday April 5, 2005 at 7 PM. It will be held at Most Holy Name Of Jesus Parish, 5800 15th Avenue South, Gulfport, Florida 33707.

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March 31, 2005

Statement of the Schindler Family

Pinellas Park, FL - As you are aware, Terri is now with God and she has been released from all earthly burdens. After these recent years of neglect at the hands of those who were supposed to protect and care... [more]

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Statement of the Terri Schindler-Schiavo Foundation

Clearwater, FL - It is with heavy hearts that the volunteers of the Terri Schindler-Schiavo Foundation acknowledge the passing of Terri on this day at approximately 9.00am ET. Terri has demonstrated to us a tremendous will to live by enduring... [more]

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March 28, 2005

Jesse Jackson to Visit Hospice and Meet with Schindlers

On Tuesday morning, March 29, The Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., founder and president of the RainbowPUSH Coalition, plans to visit the Woodside Hospice, where Terri lives, located at 6774 102nd Avenue N. (near 66th Street N and 102nd Avenue... [more]

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March 27, 2005

Terri Schiavo Supporters Hold DC Press Conference

Terri hasn't given up. Neither should we. This group certainly has not:On Monday, March 28, supporters of Terri Schiavo will hold a press conference in front of the White House, on the Lafayette Park side. At 12, noon, Rev. Patrick... [more]

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March 19, 2005

National Call for Faith and Values Community to Come to Pinellas Park and Stand in Solidarity with Terri Schiavo

Christian Organizations Ask Thousands to be a Witness for Life at Woodside Hospice Now that Terri Schiavo is being starved and dehydrated because of the court-ordered removal of her feeding tube, faith organizations and leaders are encouraging supporters to come... [more]

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February 25, 2005

OUR AD WAS CENSORED ACCEPTED updated (Update 2)

I received a phone call from Mr. Eric Myers, National Sales Manager for the St. Petersburg Times. Mr. Myers told me that the St. Petersburg Times was prepared to run the BlogsforTerri ad exactly as it was originally presented, without the changes that they had earlier insisted upon

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February 22, 2005

Schindlers Hopeful Michael Will Welcome Resolution

While the family of Terri Schiavo is grateful for the stay issued today by Judge George Greer of Pinellas County Florida’s Sixth Judicial Circuit, they continue to be hopeful that the court will allow the numerous, outstanding legal issues in... [more]

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Terri Schiavo's Parents Will Make a Statement to the Press at 1 PM at the Woodside Hospice

Bob and Mary Schindler, Terri's Schindler Schiavo's parents, will make a statement to the press on Tuesday, February 22, at 1 PM.

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February 18, 2005

Breaking: CWA Calls on Michael Schiavo: Let Terri Live

Concerned Women for America, the nation's largest public policy women's organization CWA), joins with Terri Schindler-Schiavo's family today to urge Terri's husband Michael Schiavo to let Terri live rather than ordering her feeding tube removed, as he has vowed to do on February 22.

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