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The Terri Schiavo case was a right-to-die legal case in the Uni...

wikipedia - 15 Sep 2016
The Terri Schiavo case was a right-to-die legal case in the United States from 1990 to 2005, involving Theresa Marie "Terri" Schiavo, a woman in an irreversible persistent vegetative state. Schiavo's husband and legal guardian argued that Schiavo would not have wanted prolonged artificial life support without the prospect of recovery, and elected to remove her feeding tube. Schiavo's parents argued in favor of continuing artificial nutrition and hydration and challenged Schiavo's medical diagnosis. T
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More Falsehoods About Terri Schiavo's Family

National Review (blog) - 29 Jan 2018
Terri turns her head and smiles, apparently at the sound of her mother's voice. Note, the autopsy did not conclude Terri was deaf. In another video (below), Terri is asked by a questioner to open her eyes. She soon does, indeed, she opens them so high ...
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Death by Ethics Committee

National Review - 21 Feb 2018
We should also note that the Clarke controversy isn't anything like the Terri Schiavo case. Schiavo's tube-supplied food and fluids were ordered withdrawn (supposedly) to carry out her wishes. But Clarke apparently wants to live and her family all ...
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More Myths of Terri Schiavo

Discovery Institute - 02 Feb 2018
Rather, they posted snippets of unedited video for ease of watching — you know, just like news organizations do all the time. Nor did the family claim that Terri was “tracking” with her eyes. There is a video of the late Dr. Ronald Cranford — who ...
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What Does It Mean to Die?

The New Yorker - 29 Jan 2018
The family set up a GoFundMe page to pay for Jahi to be airlifted to another hospital (“We acknowledge that the odds are stacked against us,” Nailah wrote), and strangers who learned about the case in the media contributed more than fifty thousand ...
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Girl declared dead while alive reawakens another famous case - 14 Feb 2018
In the New Yorker report, the writer said Schiavo's family “had released video clips that they presented as proof of consciousness, but the videos had been edited, giving the impression that she was tracking people with her eyes, even though she was ...
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A Terraqueous Counter-Narrative in US History

lareviewofbooks - 18 Feb 2018
Since 2000, Florida has reliably provided a host of images and events that stand in for the current tensions and dysfunctions in US cultural and political life: a viral photo showing a federal agent holding a terrified Elián González at gunpoint, the ...
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Sen. Flake Slams 'Wedge' Conservatives for Terri Schiavo

National Review (blog) - 31 Jul 2017
Zilch. The bill received unanimous consent. One “nay” vote would have killed it. And the whole thing was helped forward to an agreed outcome by Democrat Senator Tom Harkin. About 45 percent of the House Democratic Caucus voting — many hid under their ...
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Euthanasia, Abortion, and Capital Punishment

League Of India - 06 Feb 2018
So long as these two are there, there is life and it is 'sacred' and cannot be put an end to. So Terri Schiavo must hang by those pipes though she has no consciousness. Some argue on the humanitarian ground that Terri must be allowed to go because that ...
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A look back: The Terri Schiavo case

CBS News - 31 Mar 2016
In 1990, 26-year-old Terri Schiavo fell into a persistent vegetative state after suffering cardiac arrest. A fierce highly public battle took place between her parents, Robert and Mary Schindler, and her husband, Michael Schiavo, who wanted to ...
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From Private Ordeal to National Fight: The Case of Terri Schiavo

New York Times - 21 Apr 2014
Her surname in Italian means “slave,” and is pronounced skee-AH-vo. Grim as it may be, the word could apply to Theresa Marie Schiavo, even with its Americanized pronunciation: SHY-vo. For 15 years, Terri Schiavo was effectively a slave — slave to an ...
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Pence is Right: Single-Payer Could Be The Death of Charlie Gard

Accuracy In Media - 20 Jul 2017
“By contrast, the UK government and the hospital do not recognize any measure as beneficial that fails to give Charlie their idealized standard of cognitive function. Since they seem convinced that nothing can restore such functioning, the only ...

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