Friday, March 18, 2005


Terri Schiavo could be effectively sentenced to death today, when her feeding tube is removed at 1:00 pm. Her high crime, as determined by the court, is that she is in a "persistent vegetative state," a fact which is unverified by any competent doctor or neurologist. On the other hand, the press can't stop saying it, so people start believing it. As a result, she is being denied even basic medical care, such as bed turning to avoid sores, and physical therapy to prevent atrophy. She will be starved to death, and thus will be a process without mercy. All this, on the orders of a husband who already has a woman on the side, and who wouldn't want anyone to find out that Terri's condition might be the result of any physical abuse on his part. (The guy didn't come off looking too good on Larry King, so you know he's a scoundrel for that reason alone.)

Congress is getting into the act. It's an eleventh-hour fight. Here's where to learn more:

Remember -- your Grandma could be next. What the hell, YOU could be next.

UPDATE: The hour is upon us, and we're watching CNN, Fox News Channel, and MSNBC. It seems the Republicans in the House of Representatives are acting to subpoena Terri and her parents to Washington. They intend to send the bill to the Senate forthwith. Terri and her parents could end up in Washington so they can see for themselves that she's not a "vegetable." Also, the Terri's Fight website gives the latest on motions to delay in the courts. Also featured here are videos on Terri's "vegetative state," and detailed testimonies from those who have visited her. As of now (2:30 pm Eastern time), Judge Greer has re-ordered Terri's execution, in total defiance of Congress. Anything could happen in the next 72 hours.

Meanwhle, click on the above, pray hard, and stay tuned...

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