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BREAKING: Coalition Calls Upon Bush to Save Schiavo's Life by Using Police Powers
http://www.earnedmedia.org/cfts0323.htm ^

Posted on 03/23/2005 6:26:35 AM PST by freepme99

Press Conferences in Washington and Tallahassee on March 23 at noon.

To: National Desk

Contact: Joe Giganti, 703-928-9695, Joe@VeritasMediaGroup.com

WASHINGTON, March 23 /Christian Wire Service/ -- The 11th Hour Coalition to Save Terri Schiavo's Life will hold simultaneous press conferences -- Wednesday, March 23 -- at 12 noon in Washington, D.C., and Tallahassee, Fla.

This ad hoc partnership of religious and political organizations -- which will gather in front of the White House and the Florida governor's mansion -- will call on President George W. Bush and Gov. Jeb Bush to use their executive powers to protect Terri Schiavo from starvation.

"There are two people in the United States who can save Terri Schiavo's life right now. The president of the United States and the governor of Florida have the authority to use the police services at their disposal to take Terri into protective custody, restore her food and hydration, and arrest anyone who would interfere," said Dr. Paul Schenck, executive director of the National Pro-Life Action Center on Capitol Hill. "For the sake of Terri's life, we cannot afford to wait while the courts dither over jurisdiction."

Dr. Paul Schenck, National Pro-Life Action Center on Capitol Hill

Coalition Members appearing at the press conference:

-- Fr. Frank Pavone, Priests for Life

-- Stephen G. Peroutka, Esq., Face the Truth TV & Radio

-- Fr. Thomas Euteneuer, Human Life International

-- Michael A. Peroutka, Esq., Institute on the Constitution -- Rev. Greg Cox, Faith and Action

-- Rev. Stephen Cox, Gospel of Life Ministries

-- Rev. John Vandenberge, National Clergy Council


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To: freepme99

This is her only chance, albeit slim, for survival.


3 posted on 03/23/2005 6:28:06 AM PST by clee1 (We use 43 muscles to frown, 17 to smile, and 2 to pull a trigger. I'm lazy and I'm tired of smiling.)
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To: freepme99

Actually if we hit the streets like they did in Lebanon we could rescue her.


4 posted on 03/23/2005 6:28:10 AM PST by Raycpa
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To: freepme99

Police powers? Not going to happen.


5 posted on 03/23/2005 6:28:18 AM PST by CatOwner
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To: freepme99
OMG. On what basis would either of them do this? What authority do they have? Does anybody understand the danger here?
6 posted on 03/23/2005 6:28:28 AM PST by Trust but Verify (Pull up a chair and watch history being made.)
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To: freepme99

be nice if there were some others who came from somewhere besides the "christian right."


7 posted on 03/23/2005 6:28:56 AM PST by the invisib1e hand ("remember, from ashes you came, to ashes you will return.")
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To: freepme99

BUMP BUMP BUMP

If I could get to one of those places by noon, I would be there for support.


8 posted on 03/23/2005 6:29:12 AM PST by AMDG&BVMH
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To: Trust but Verify

I'm all for saving Terri, but this is not a police state.


9 posted on 03/23/2005 6:29:43 AM PST by BP2
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To: freepme99; PhilDragoo; Alamo-Girl; onyx; ALOHA RONNIE; SpookBrat; Republican Wildcat; Howlin; ...
Pinging my General Interest and Florida lists here.

BREAKING:
Coalition Calls Upon Bush to Save
Schiavo's Life by Using Police Powers


Please let me know if you want ON or OFF my General Interest ping list!. . .don't be shy.


11 posted on 03/23/2005 6:30:13 AM PST by MeekOneGOP (There is only one GOOD 'RAT: one that has been voted OUT of POWER !! Straight ticket GOP!)
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To: freepme99

Does anyone know if Bush could issue an Executive Order to save Terri?


12 posted on 03/23/2005 6:30:15 AM PST by Sicon
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To: freepme99

Seeing as Clinton used Federal Agents to take Elian Gonzalez into protective custody before sending him back to Cuba, I don't see any reason why they can't use Federal Agents to take Terri into custody to prevent her murder.


13 posted on 03/23/2005 6:30:23 AM PST by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway~~John Wayne)
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To: BP2
agreed. I am definitely not for this type of police state action.
14 posted on 03/23/2005 6:30:42 AM PST by Republican Red (DU: ''Reality sucks. That's the problem. We want another reality.'')
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To: Trust but Verify
Does anybody understand the danger here?

I would hope so.... Many are blinded by their emotions...

Mike

15 posted on 03/23/2005 6:30:55 AM PST by MichaelP
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To: freepme99

bttt


16 posted on 03/23/2005 6:31:03 AM PST by Guenevere (Sola Gratia)
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To: Trust but Verify

I am all for saving Terri, but this is damn scary. Talk about a slippery slope.


17 posted on 03/23/2005 6:31:09 AM PST by rintense
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To: Trust but Verify

14th Amendment?


18 posted on 03/23/2005 6:31:36 AM PST by farmer18th (Compromising with absurdity is absurdity)
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To: freepme99

I think the same thing should be done at abortion mills - Federal Marshalls to stop the slaughter.


19 posted on 03/23/2005 6:32:18 AM PST by Psalm 73 ("Gentlemen, you can't fight in here - this is the War Room".)
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To: Trust but Verify

"On what basis would either of them do this? "

On the basis that the Governor of a State or the President of the United States has a duty to protect innocent life.

On the basis that the power of the courts does not supercede the power of the other branches of government.

The Congress and President have concurred in legislation calling for a new look at the facts in the case, anticipating an injunction to replace the feeding tube until the facts could be heard. The courts have refused.

How will the MSM play it? How did they play Waco? Or Elian Gonzales? This would certainly be a milder use of police power than either of those, and others of the Clintonista regime . . .


20 posted on 03/23/2005 6:32:58 AM PST by AMDG&BVMH
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To: freepme99

Please tell us what this statute says and how it applies in this case.


21 posted on 03/23/2005 6:32:58 AM PST by Trust but Verify (Pull up a chair and watch history being made.)
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To: BP2; All
I agree.
22 posted on 03/23/2005 6:33:01 AM PST by KevinDavis (Let the meek inherit the Earth, the rest of us will explore the stars!)
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To: freepme99

How about an Executive Order?


23 posted on 03/23/2005 6:33:01 AM PST by Smokin' Joe (Repeal the NFA of '34! the GCA of '68! and the '86 ban!)
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To: freepme99

Signed up yesterday...welcome to Free Republic.


24 posted on 03/23/2005 6:33:03 AM PST by PilloryHillary (Can vegetarians eat animal crackers?)
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To: Trust but Verify
Does anybody understand the danger here?

Absolutely

32All the nations will be gathered before Him, and He will separate them one from another, as a shepherd divides his sheep from the goats. 33And He will set the sheep on His right hand, but the goats on the left. 34Then the King will say to those on His right hand, "Come, you blessed of My Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world: 35for I was hungry and you gave Me food; I was thirsty and you gave Me drink; I was a stranger and you took Me in; 36I was naked and you clothed Me; I was sick and you visited Me; I was in prison and you came to Me.'

The result to our nation if we don't giver her drink is disaster. The president's job is to protect us and we will need protection as a nation from God's judgment.

25 posted on 03/23/2005 6:33:22 AM PST by Raycpa
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To: Trust but Verify; freepme99

Before you dismiss it out of hand, think about some parallels to Little Rock 1957, where federal troops were called out so a few African-American kids could go to school.

I think there's some potential, but I don't have time to think it through at the moment.


26 posted on 03/23/2005 6:33:35 AM PST by litany_of_lies
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To: Trust but Verify

The danger appears to me that Terri will die.


27 posted on 03/23/2005 6:33:37 AM PST by mlc9852
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To: clee1; PhilDragoo
I'm hoping I'm wrong, but it sure looks like it's over for Terri.

28 posted on 03/23/2005 6:33:43 AM PST by MeekOneGOP (There is only one GOOD 'RAT: one that has been voted OUT of POWER !! Straight ticket GOP!)
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To: Trust but Verify

"OMG. On what basis would either of them do this? What authority do they have? Does anybody understand the danger here?"


DANGER??? You are ok nobody is coming after you, which god were you calling for?


29 posted on 03/23/2005 6:34:06 AM PST by Just mythoughts
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To: freepme99
Terri should be saved, but this is going too far. I disagree with these people.

Pray. And pray hard. And work your ASS off in the next election.

30 posted on 03/23/2005 6:34:26 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: freepme99

No police state with Police Powers !


31 posted on 03/23/2005 6:34:39 AM PST by traumer
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To: AMDG&BVMH


FUGGEDABOUDIT!!!!! IT AINT GONNA HAPPEN !!

BUSH IS A PHONY GUTLESS POL JUST LIKE THE REST OF THEM !!!!


32 posted on 03/23/2005 6:34:51 AM PST by late bloomer ( Neglegere homo pone aulaeum)
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To: AMDG&BVMH
And what about when The State decided that a parent is unfit despite what courts have ruled? Should The State be able to overrule courts and come for your children?

Do you not see danger here? This issue is bigger than one person. I'm very frightened by this.

33 posted on 03/23/2005 6:34:57 AM PST by Trust but Verify (Pull up a chair and watch history being made.)
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To: BP2

"this is not a police state."

sorry -- tell that to Terri's family who are patted down and wanded and have a police officer in the room when they are visiting their daughter to ENFORCE the court's rule that they not help her!

The executive is the branch that controls police -- not the judiciary. Yet the police state IS being contolled by judges in this case.


34 posted on 03/23/2005 6:34:59 AM PST by AMDG&BVMH
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To: Trust but Verify

Learn More About Executive Orders And About These Tables

http://www.archives.gov/federal_register/executive_orders/disposition_tables.html


35 posted on 03/23/2005 6:35:25 AM PST by Vn_survivor_67-68
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To: freepme99

It's not going to happen. Both men have excellent lawyers who would inform them that this would be unconstitutional and potentially an impeachable offense.


36 posted on 03/23/2005 6:35:36 AM PST by Dog Gone
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To: freepme99

I'll continue to pray.


37 posted on 03/23/2005 6:35:37 AM PST by Conspiracy Guy (dot dot dot dash dash dash dot dot dot)
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To: freepme99

hmmmm...

if Perouted can pull this one off, I might consider him a viable 3rd party candidate from now on....


38 posted on 03/23/2005 6:36:15 AM PST by MikefromOhio (Silly Hippies, Bush Won!!!!)
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To: rintense
I am all for saving Terri, but this is damn scary. Talk about a slippery slope.

If official action is to be taken, I'd rather see the Capitol Police do it to ensure that Terri is available for a Congressional summons. Failing that, it is time for we the people to take matters in our own hands.

39 posted on 03/23/2005 6:36:20 AM PST by steveegg (Let the DemonRATs eat gridlock. Nuke 'em, Frist.)
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To: freepme99

Welcome to FR.


40 posted on 03/23/2005 6:36:34 AM PST by clee1 (We use 43 muscles to frown, 17 to smile, and 2 to pull a trigger. I'm lazy and I'm tired of smiling.)
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To: Trust but Verify

"OMG. On what basis would either of them do this? What authority do they have? Does anybody understand the danger here?"

Governer Bush would be taking no risk. If he dirrected the state to launch a criminal investigation of the husband and possibly the judge, she could be protected as a witness. If he's just going to follow the judicary, then he's not a leader.


41 posted on 03/23/2005 6:36:41 AM PST by babygene (Viable after 87 trimesters)
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To: AMDG&BVMH

How did it get overturned the last time Terri's tube was yanked courtesy of the HINO only trying to carry out Terr's wishes? She went 7 days last time! That is amazing she could bounce back. Talk about her strong will to live!!!!


42 posted on 03/23/2005 6:36:51 AM PST by Boardwalk
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To: freepme99

Come on Bush do something right on the home front,,, FOR A CHANGE!


43 posted on 03/23/2005 6:37:02 AM PST by aspiring.hillbilly
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To: MichaelP
Why do you think they gave the executive branch police power? To avoid Judicial tryanny. more here
44 posted on 03/23/2005 6:37:06 AM PST by traderrob6 (http://www.exposingtheleft.blogspot.com)
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To: mlc9852

We are all going to die. And in every case it will be tragic and a loss, but to circumvent hundreds of years of the rule of law for one case is not proper.


45 posted on 03/23/2005 6:37:10 AM PST by Trust but Verify (Pull up a chair and watch history being made.)
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To: late bloomer
BUSH IS A PHONY GUTLESS POL JUST LIKE THE REST OF THEM !!!!

in America, the President does not micromanage in state jurisdiction.

46 posted on 03/23/2005 6:37:10 AM PST by the invisib1e hand ("remember, from ashes you came, to ashes you will return.")
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To: AMDG&BVMH

Clinton could get away with it because the MSM represents this mentality. They would crucify Bush. And I wish he'd do it.


47 posted on 03/23/2005 6:37:40 AM PST by sarasota
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To: Trust but Verify
What authority do they have? Does anybody understand the danger here?

Danger? There's no danger!! Wait a minute, the last time armed troops went roaming around the countryside Republicans were in control then too....

SEC. 15. From and after the passage of this act it shall not be lawful to employ any part of the Army of the United States, as a posse comitatus, or otherwise, for the purpose of executing the laws, except in such cases and under such circumstances as such employment of said force may be expressly authorized by the Constitution or by act of Congress; and no money appropriated by this act shall be used to pay any of the expenses incurred in the employment of any troops in violation of this section And any person willfully violating the provisions of this section shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction thereof shall be punished by fine not exceeding ten thousand dollars or imprisonment not exceeding two years or by both such fine and imprisonment.
But heck, who cares about the rule of law? I've seen some calling for the Armed Forces, armed revolt, and basically everything else imaginable on this case.
48 posted on 03/23/2005 6:37:48 AM PST by billbears (Deo Vindice)
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To: All

This may be posted on another thread, but because of the urgency involved...

Make your calls now!


This ConservativePetitions.com Alert is a special message from
RightMarch.com

ALERT: We spent ALL DAY again Tuesday lobbying TEN
"swing" Florida legislators, trying to get those state
Senators to change their minds and vote FOR the new
legislation that could save Terri Schiavo from starvation
once and for all. Click here to see pictures of some of
the things we've been doing in Tallahassee:

http://www.rightmarch.com/fl1.htm

We believe we've made GREAT progress today here in the
state capital. We've narrowed our list of "target"
Senators who are "swing" legislators, meaning there is
a fair chance they could change their minds and vote FOR
the legislation to save Terri's life.

Thanks to YOUR phone calls -- literally THOUSANDS of
calls, that we got to hear ALL DAY as they were ringing
OFF THE HOOK in those offices -- we believe we have at
least one, and probably two, Senators who have switched
over to our side.

Now, we just need ONE MORE state Senator to change his
or her mind and vote with us to save Terri Schiavo's life.
This is NOT a "done deal" here -- Wednesday is the LAST
DAY of the Florida legislature's session, so THIS IS IT.

So once more, we need YOUR help.

We need EVERYONE READING THIS EMAIL to call the following
Florida state Senators RIGHT AWAY, and ask them to do one
simple thing:

"I BEG YOU TO SAVE TERRI SCHIAVO'S LIFE --
PLEASE VOTE TO SAVE TERRI TODAY."

That's all we're asking you to do. Just call seven state
Senators -- or as many as you can -- and beg them to vote
to save Terri's life.

TAKE ACTION: Call these seven Senators NOW:

Anthony Hill, Sr.
850-487-5024

Gary Siplin
850-487-5190

Alex Villalobos
850-487-5130

Larcenia J. Bullard
850-487-5127

Walter Campbell, Jr.
850-487-5094

Nancy Argenziano
850-487-5017

Burt L. Saunders
850-487-5124


In addition, PLEASE call Governor Jeb Bush's office NOW at
850-488-4441, asking him to exercise the executive powers
he ALREADY HAS, and take custody of Terri Schiavo to save
her from being starved to death. We've got renowned lawyer
Larry Klayman coming in on Wednesday to meet one-on-one
with Gov. Bush's General Counsel lawyers, showing them
point-by-point exactly why the Governor DOES have those
powers right NOW. Call Gov. Bush and ask him to USE those
powers to save Terri's life.

NOTE: We are asking you to give a donation to help with
the effort to save Terri's life. Battles cost money;
resources cost money; media costs money; I could go on,
but you get the picture. I am asking you to show your
support by making as generous a contribution as you can
to this effort. (Gifts are not tax deductible.)


49 posted on 03/23/2005 6:37:51 AM PST by oneday
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To: Trust but Verify

Sorry, the precedent has been set long ago. It is just that the Republicans do not want to use it. The Democrats have not hesitated, and will not hesitate.

Terri has been supoened to appear before a Congressional committee- that alone gives justification to preserve her life.


50 posted on 03/23/2005 6:37:52 AM PST by AMDG&BVMH
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