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Blind, Deaf, and Dumb: If Terri Schiavo had been dehydrated to death at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp, would Dick Durbin be reading her autopsy report from the Senate floor?

PRAVDA USA REPORT: Media, biased polls are giving America a warped view of Terri Schiavo plight.

Terri Schiavo (Fr. Frank A. Pavone)

The Case of Terri Schiavo (Fr. William Saunders)

 "The Case of Theresa Schiavo" by Joan Didion
Exceptional, detailed, and lengthy discussion of Terri Schiavo's life and death. 
(The New York Review of Books, Volume 52, Number 10)

"Schiavo marker stirs family hostility" 
Michael Schiavo chose to list Feb. 25, 1990 (the date of her collapse) as the date Terri "departed this earth" and inscribed "I kept my promise" on her bronze grave marker.  (USA Today, 6/20/05)

"Autopsy proves one thing: Schiavo's dead - now" 
"...strangling Terri Schiavo in her bed one day before she died of dehydration would have elicited homicide charges..." (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 6/18/05)

Autopsy Report on Terri Schiavo (6/15/05)

Terri Schiavo died of dehydration on March 31, 2005, thirteen days after her feeding tube was removed.  Her parents, brother and sister were denied access to her bedside at the time of her death.   

"Human Non-Person" Terri Schiavo, bioethics and our future. (3/29/05)
Wesley J. Smith discusses Florida bioethicist's revealing views on severely disabled individuals. 

Facts you may not know about Terri Schiavo's case.

International Task Force amicus curiae brief in Terri Schiavo case. 
Discusses biases of "expert" who testifed on behalf of Michael Schiavo. 

"Starving for the Truth" (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 3/20/05) 
Disability rights perspective on Terri Schiavo's case.

"Starving for a Fair Diagnosis" (National Review Online, 3/16/05)
"Terri Schiavo is not out of medical options.  But that's the 'fact' her husband wants you to believe."

"Second thoughts on Terri Schiavo" (Philadelphia Inquirer, 2/25/05) "Sometimes even newspaper columnists change their minds...."

U.S. Supreme Court refuses to hear case regarding "Terri's law" (January 23, 2005)

"Michael Schiavo tiring of fight."  Latest court ruling may lead Terri Schiavo's husband/guardian to drop court battle to end her life.  (St. Petersburg Times, 11/2/04)

Gov. Jeb Bush files Motion, citing plans to appeal Schiavo case ruling to U.S. Supreme Court. (10/25/04)

Transcript of 9/27/04 Larry King Show with Terri's parents, Bob and Mary Schindler.

In a September 23, 2004 opinion, the Florida Supreme Court declared that "Terri's Law" (the law protecting Terri Schiavo) is unconstitutional.

Text of amicus briefs defending the law's constitutionality.
Governor Jeb Bush's Initial Brief (7/6/04)

Brief of Not Dead Yet and 16 other disability rights organizations (7/12/04)
Brief of Terri Schiavo's parents (7/15/04)

"Schiavo case to highest court" (St.Petersburg Times, 6/17/04).
Florida Supreme Court will decide fate of "Terri's Law." 

"Let Terri Schiavo's parents restore her dignity" (Naples Daily News, 5/22/04).
Florida columnist summarizes Schiavo case and calls on courts to protect Terri.

"The Assault on Terri Schiavo Continues" (Weekly Standard, 4/30/04)
Judge has permitted Michael Schiavo to act as Terri's guardian without a guardianship plan in effect even though, under Florida law, this means that Michael has no legal authority over her. 

"Gov. Bush, Terri Schiavo's parents win rulings" (Orlando Sentinel, 2/13/04)
Florida's 2nd District Court of Appeal
ruling in favor of Bush and Schindlers (Terri's parents).

"The Rule of Terri's Case Strikes Again" (National Review Online, 1/30/04)
Terri's parents are held to the letter of the law; the man who is trying to kill her is given heaping amounts of "judicial discretion."

"With intent to kill:   The battle over Terri Schiavo's life continues" (International Task Force Update, Special Edition, 12/29/03)

"Was Terri Schiavo Beaten in 1990?" (Village Voice, 11/14/03)

"Judge says case of brain-damaged woman can proceed" (Bradenton Herald, 11/14/03)

"In Sickness: The unfettered right to love, honor, and pull the plug" (National Review, 11/13/03)

"Governor Sidetracks Schiavo's Lawsuit" (Tampa Tribune, 11/12/03)

"A 'Painless' Death?"  Michael Schiavo insists that dehydration is the most natural way to die.  It's more like torture. (Weekly Standard, 11/12/03)

"Judge Lets Parents Challenge Guardianship of Terri Schiavo" (Tampa Tribune, 11/05/03)

"Many in Disability Groups Want Protection for Schiavo" (Tampa Tribune, 11/05/03)

"Schiavo case:  Who makes death decisions?" (Detroit News, 11/02/03)  Florida creates protections for disabled patients who don't make wishes known in advance.

Professor Jay Wolfson appointed as guardian ad litem for Terri Schiavo (Herald Tribune, 10/31/03)

"Life Death and Silence" (Weekly Standard, 10/31/03)

"Disabled Are Fearful: Who Will Be Next?" (Los Angeles Times, 10/29/03)

"The Interview That Wasn't" Michael Schiavo went on the Larry King Show last night to tell the world his side of the story. (Weekly Standard, 10/28/03)

Close friend said Terri Schiavo considering divorce prior to her disability
(CNN International, 10/25/03)

"State to probe family's claim of spousal abuse"
Florida protection agency to investigate possible spousal abuse in Schiavo case
(Chicago Tribune)

Forensic Pathologist says bone scans suggest trauma
According to Dr. Michael Baden, Terri Schiavo's injuries could have resulted from a beating.

Statements Regarding the Terri Schindler Schiavo Dispute
Text of statement issued by Michael Schiavo (Terri's guardian) and the Schindler family response to that statement.

Sen. Joseph Lieberman backs Gov. Bush's action in Schiavo case
(San Francisco Chronicle, 10/22/03)

Saving Terri Schiavo Florida legislature steps in to save a woman whose husband is trying to kill her.  (10/21/03)

"Dehumanizing the disabled"
We pay great lip service in this country to disability rights, but as the degree of a person's disability increases, the level of legal protection that person receives decreases. (Editorial by Bob Schindler, Terri's father 7/28/03)

"The fight to save Terri Schiavo's life"
Background and status of case through 1/31/03 (ITF Update, Vol. 17, No. 1, 2003).

"Judge: Remove woman's feeding tube."
Ruling says brain-damaged Terri Schiavo has no hope of recovery.  An appeal is expected. (WorldNetDaily, 11/22/02)

"Emergency motion in right-to-die case" (WorldNetDaily, 11/13/02)
In testimony given during the 2000 trial, Terri's girfriend and co-worker said she frequently noticed discoloration or bruising on Terri that Terri attributed to her husband 'pinching her.'"

"Attorney claims a beating may have caused Schiavo's coma"(St. Petersburg Times, 11/13/02)
Evidence may suggest that Terri Schiavo's condition was caused in 1990 with a beating that broke several of her bones.

"Should Terri Schiavo's Feeding Tube Be Removed?" Transcript of CNN's Burden of Proof (5/3/01).

Official site of Terri Schindler-Schiavo Foundation




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