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Sarah Palin to Headline Dinner Recalling Euthanasia of Terri Schiavo
Life News ^ | Steven Ertelt

Posted on 04/04/2013 6:27:24 PM PDT by Morgana

Governor Sarah Palin will headline a dinner recalling the life and painful euthanasia death of Terri Schiavo, who was subjected to two weeks of starvation and dehydration by a husband who no longer wanted to care of her.

Though the events surrounding her death were very difficult for Terri and her family, the foundation that bears her name is turning a negative into a positive.

The national controversy that erupted over the court-ordered decision that ended Terri Schiavo’s life by removing her feeding tube in 2005 has been channeled into a positive effort of awareness, education and advocacy through the Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network. It supports thousands of families worldwide and marks Terri’s life on Terri’s Day, held April 5 in Philadelphia, that is an annual day of recognition and commemoration.

Archbishop Charles Chaput of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia will celebrate “The National Memorial Mass for Terri’s Day” on Friday, April 5th, 2013 at 5:00pm at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, 18th Street & the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia. All are invited and encouraged to attend.

Governor Sarah Palin will be the honored speaker at the Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network’s Award Gala and dinner following the mass, scheduled to begin at 6:30pm at the downtown Philadelphia Marriott. During the gala, the inaugural “Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Award” will be presented to Moe & Sana Maraachli .

The award honors an individual or family that defended the life of a loved one against overwhelming odds. Deborah Flora , actress, producer, radio talk show host and second runner-up to Miss America , will preside as emcee at the gala, which will include addresses from award-winning author and bioethicist Wesley Smith and critically acclaimed author and speaker Brian Gail , plus several celebrity video addresses.

Terri’s Day was established by Terri Schiavo’s family to remember her and foster education, prayer and activism regarding discrimination against the cognitively disabled, and advocacy for people in situations similar to what Terri and her family faced.

“Terri’s life and legacy continue to live on, as our nation is now aware of the immediate threat placed upon the hundreds of thousands of persons with cognitive disabilities,” says Bobby Schindler , Terri’s brother and Executive Director of the Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network.

He added, “We invite churches to hold memorial services and to educate their congregations about the dignity of every human life, despite any disability or disease. We encourage the media and educational institutions to help dispel the myths and inaccuracies about Terri’s life and death by providing accurate, factual information. And we invite all people to reflect on the ethical considerations of caring for the weak and vulnerable.”

Wesley Smith, a noted attorney who is a watchdog on bioethics and end-of-life issues, will speak as well.

“I am winging to Philadelphia to speak at the “Terri’s Day” gala fundraising dinner Friday night to support the Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network. It’s such a worthy cause. The Schindler family have transformed their tragedy into lives of service to others,” he said. “As for my speech, it is going to be a case of Wesley Who? Sarah Palin is keynoting. Thanks to her for giving the Foundation such a powerful boost!”

He added: “And here’s a fair story in the Philadelphia Inquirer,byline Sandy Bauers, about Bobby Schindler, Terri’s brother–who is still pilloried from pillar to post by many in the media.”

For more information, or to purchase tickets for the gala and dinner with Governor Palin, visit Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network’s website at www.lifeandhope.com.


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KEYWORDS: euthanasia; palin; palin2016; presidentpalin; prolife; sarahpalin; terrischiavo

1 posted on 04/04/2013 6:27:24 PM PDT by Morgana
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To: BykrBayb; wagglebee; little jeremiah

Terri ping


2 posted on 04/04/2013 6:27:47 PM PDT by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: Morgana

There’s no one on the political scene I admire more or respect more than Sarah Palin.


3 posted on 04/04/2013 6:32:14 PM PDT by greene66
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To: Morgana

Leftard’s heads are gonna explode!


4 posted on 04/04/2013 6:34:13 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I’m a conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: greene66
She goes places with courage that I cannot fathom, this one in particular.

She is more of a man than Linsey Graham....

5 posted on 04/04/2013 6:35:10 PM PDT by taildragger (( Tighten the 5 point harness and brace for Impact Freepers, ya know it's coming..... ))
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To: Morgana

I hope Jeb Bush doesn’t decide to weigh in.


6 posted on 04/04/2013 6:37:33 PM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (Blather. Reince. Repeat.)
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To: greene66

Sarah Palin is definitely a very principled woman.

She’s a beacon of hope among all the losers in the DC.


7 posted on 04/04/2013 6:51:31 PM PDT by HawkHogan
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To: Colonel_Flagg

Realize that Jeb Bush could have been a real hero by just ignoring the death lawyers and judge in rescuing Terri from death. We know the end results.


8 posted on 04/04/2013 6:54:36 PM PDT by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: Morgana; onyx; Abbeville Conservative; abigailsmybaby; afnamvet; alley cat; antceecee; ...
Pro-Life Sarah Ping!

No Lebensunwertes Leben with her!


9 posted on 04/04/2013 7:00:10 PM PDT by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: Morgana
Bobby Schindler has waged a heroic battle to prevent the
murder of the disbled. His words need to be listened to. I had
the pleasure of spending a few days with him at a prolife
conference, and I can say that he is a man of true grit, genuine substance.
10 posted on 04/04/2013 7:04:29 PM PDT by jobim (.)
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To: Morgana

I prefer the term Murder to euthanasia


11 posted on 04/04/2013 7:15:54 PM PDT by blasater1960 (Deut 30, Psalm 111...the Torah and the Law, is attainable past, present and forever.)
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To: tflabo

I’m well aware of that. It was the basis for my original comment. He could have given himself real pro-life cred and also done the right thing. He chose not to.


12 posted on 04/04/2013 7:36:31 PM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (Blather. Reince. Repeat.)
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To: Morgana

I’m so glad that Terri’s life and death is still being held up as an example of all that is unholy in America.


13 posted on 04/04/2013 7:39:17 PM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: Morgana

Morgana, is there any truth in the rumor that Terry was anorexic? I ask because a liberal client mentioned that her collapse was brought on by anorexia. Thanks in advance!


14 posted on 04/04/2013 7:51:07 PM PDT by Amberdawn
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To: KC_Lion
Thank you for this post.
And look at my Freep page for my viewpoint.

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15 posted on 04/04/2013 8:02:49 PM PDT by vox_freedom (America is being tested as never before in its history. May God help us.)
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We should never forget that the US government, because of an out of control judicial system and a "husband" who wanted her dead, murdered Terri Schindler Schiavo.
May Terri rest in the embrace of God's love, and may her family find solace through their strong and abiding Roman Catholic faith.

16 posted on 04/04/2013 8:05:56 PM PDT by vox_freedom (America is being tested as never before in its history. May God help us.)
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To: Amberdawn

I always heard tales of it. Personally I believe what a FReeper said just the other day “her husband cold cocked her when she came out of the bathroom”. I’m not sure but I believe the autopsy said something about brain trauma due to blunt force. Don’t quote me because it has been a long time.


17 posted on 04/04/2013 8:12:45 PM PDT by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: Morgana; fellowpatriot; MarineMom613; Ron C.; wolfman23601; ColdOne; navymom1; Pat4ever; ...
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Freep-mail me to get on or off my pro-life and Catholic List:

Add me / Remove me

Please ping me to note-worthy Pro-Life or Catholic threads, or other threads of general interest.

18 posted on 04/04/2013 8:19:40 PM PDT by narses
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To: Morgana

Euthanasia is a pretty high falutin word for Murder.


19 posted on 04/04/2013 9:27:59 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: Colonel_Flagg

>> “He could have given himself real pro-life cred and also done the right thing. He chose not to.” <<

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Death culture wonks don’t desire Pro-life Creds.


20 posted on 04/04/2013 9:31:10 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: greene66

me either!!


21 posted on 04/04/2013 10:40:21 PM PDT by pollywog ("O Thou who changest not, abide with me.".......)
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To: Colonel_Flagg

Back in 1982 Dr. Francis Schaeffer spoke to the evangelical Christian community in the United States reminding all who could hear that this issue was not just about abortion, it was about the sanctity of human life.

It included infanticide and euthanasia.

The GOP insiders and the National Right To Life Committee hijacked the life issue and narrowly defined it as abortion only.


22 posted on 04/05/2013 12:12:56 AM PDT by Nextrush (A BALANCED BUDGET NOW AND PRESIDENT SARAH PALIN ARE MY DREAMS)
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To: greene66
I concur, Sarah is great and she will have my vote if and when she runs, if she continues to hold to her common sense conservative beliefs. She is a person believing in God.

None of us are perfect.

Terri Shivo’s is in the threads today..

God was teaching all concerned something He wanted us all to know.

23 posted on 04/05/2013 10:57:52 AM PDT by geologist ("If you love me, keep my commands" .... John 14 :15)
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To: geologist

I am tired of has beens etc....I am voting for Sarah in 2016..period!!!!


24 posted on 04/05/2013 2:22:10 PM PDT by GregB (Where are the Benghazi survivors?)
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