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Terri Schiavo's Fight: A Roundup.
I'm neither a Floridian nor a lawyer, and, for all I know, it may be legal under Florida law for the state to order her to be starved to death. But it is still wrong.
“Terri has been without food or water for nine days now, and she’s still fighting for life.
Just from a purely legal standpoint, it seems that Michael Schiavo has violated his marriage contract.
Make no mistake: Michael Schiavo had every right to move on with his life. It seems that he could have granted Terri's parents custody of Terri long ago and sought a legal end to his marriage contract with Terri.
But the media's portrayal of Michael as "the husband" (and therefore this is a "family matter" on which politicians are intruding) seems more than a little ridiculous. Michael Schiavo is the husband of someone else now; he has not been Terri's husband for more than a decade. Why was he legally able to decide her fate?
Then there's the parallel (or lack thereof) between snatching Elian Gonzalez and snatching Terri Schiavo (via Professor Bainbridge):
The sad case of Terri Schiavo has raised passions not seen since five years ago. Then another bitterly divided family argued in Florida courts over someone who couldn't speak on his own behalf: Elian Gonzalez.
Michael Barone believes the fight to save Terri was not posturing or some kind of cynical ploy:
...the response of elected officials reflects one of the great strengths in our country: a confident belief in moral principles that stands in vivid contrast with what we see in much of Europe and in the supposedly sophisticated precincts of this country.
(1) The memo itself conveys no information about its source. (2) It is very poorly done, containing a number of typographical errors, failing to get the number of the Senate bill correct, and using points cribbed word-for-word from an advocacy group's website. (3) The politically controversial statements are out of place in a talking points memo, and seem, on the contrary, ideally framed to create talking points for the Democrats. (4) Somewhat bizarrely, after the contents of the memo had been reported, someone corrected those typographical errors--but only those errors that had been pointed out by ABC. (5) No one has reported seeing any Republican distributing the suspect memo; the only people confirmed to have passed out the memo were Democratic staffers.
Posted by Will Franklin · 28 March 2005 04:54 PM
Will there be an investigation of the miscariages of justice?
Posted by: linda at March 28, 2005 06:53 PM
Legally will the judges rulings become law? I hope that public scrutiny will allow some kind of investigation! The disregard for a written will bothers me in this case. Another thing is the abusive way the judge allowed her money to be used for legal fees! Doesn't that alone deserve some kind of Congressional action or investigation?
Posted by: Zsa zsa at March 28, 2005 07:23 PM
As with the millions of birth control abortions, I hope wiser future generations will look back on the killing of Terri with shame and disgust. It particularly angers me that the MSM cannot or will not report this case factually and constantly resorts to comparing it to an end of life situation, which is was not until m. schiavo and g. greer made it one. It is incomprehensible that murder is being committed by the state on behalf of this clearly conflicted, philandering s.o.b.
Posted by: Homer at March 28, 2005 07:55 PM
LIBERAL or CONSERVATIVE, Where ever stand on the political spectrum with this story it is hard to watch and see what has conspired...
I truly believe this case should be looked at closer. If it takes an act of congress to make things right? That is what it takes. I applaud
Posted by: Zsa ZSa at March 29, 2005 11:06 AM
FLORIDA LAW REQUIRES A PERSONS BODY TO BE AUTOPSYED BEFORE IT IS ALLOWED TO BE CREMATED...!!! It just goes to show once again that michael Schiavois not doing any favors for anyone as usual...!!! What a creep, This individual is a wicked, self centered man...I actual wanted to believe he was going to do something for unselfish reasons.WOW!!! was I ever WRONG.
Posted by: Lisa at March 29, 2005 03:53 PM
WOW! This is were the lions are actually sitting down with the lambs! Yea JESSE JACKSON!! IF he can do this it will truly be amazing! the last time he did anything I really agreed with him on was the hostage crisis....Where was that Lebanon? HANG IN THERE TERRI!
Posted by: Zsa Zsa at March 29, 2005 09:05 PM