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Terri's Threads March 22, 2004
Terri's Threads ^ | 03.22.04 | a5478

Posted on 03/22/2004 2:01:30 PM PST by a5478

This links to the previous Terri's threads. In case some have had difficulty finding the Terri's Threads for current news. This will be the updated home for new news and commentary for Terri Schiavo. On March 26, 2004 a contempt of court hearing is slated for Michael Schiavo. The previous hearing was postponed until now for at the request of Michael's attorneys.


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1 posted on 03/22/2004 2:01:31 PM PST by a5478
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To: a5478
Get all the news until now from

http://freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1034124/posts?q=1&&page=351
2 posted on 03/22/2004 2:02:42 PM PST by a5478 (a5478)
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To: a5478
You have mail.
3 posted on 03/22/2004 2:06:59 PM PST by EggsAckley (....."I see the idiot is here"............)
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To: a5478; floriduh voter; phenn
bump for Terri's new thread.
4 posted on 03/22/2004 3:42:07 PM PST by cyn (www.terrisfight.org)
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To: a5478
Thank you, and bump.
5 posted on 03/22/2004 5:04:10 PM PST by T'wit (Liberals are always wrong, even when they come down on both sides of the issue.)
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To: a5478
Save Terri from her ghoul husband BTTT
6 posted on 03/22/2004 5:08:24 PM PST by cyborg (sheretz mekori notef mugla's dead score one for civilization!)
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To: a5478
Heavenly Father, we return to give You thanks that Terri is never far from our thoughts and our prayers. We thank You for those dear souls who have labored these many years on her behalf, for surely they have sustained her family. We thank You for each one who has mentioned this mother's child before the Throne of Grace ... who has stood vigil ... who has petitioned on her behalf ... who has given that Terri might live. Take each effort, O God, and fashion them into a key that unlocks the door to Terri's prison. Release her from consigned darkness and despair ... release her from the sounds of the merchants of death on the march ... let them pass by her door and continue on into oblivion, unless they heed the sweet call of the Holy Spirit for repentance. In the Name of Jesus, I pray, Amen ...
7 posted on 03/22/2004 5:24:18 PM PST by Pegita ('Tis so sweet to trust in Jesus, just to take Him at His Word ...)
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To: Pegita
"Take each effort, O God, and fashion them into a key that unlocks the door to Terri's prison."

I add my prayer to yours.
8 posted on 03/22/2004 9:18:38 PM PST by a5478 (a5478)
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To: cyn
bttt. Local radio reported this weekend that the Pope made a statement about Terri. Removing feeding tubes and calling someone a vegetable is IMMORAL and of course a sin. I haven't had time to google this but maybe someone can find the actual quote by the Pope.

Local Catholic churches ARE SILENT.

9 posted on 03/23/2004 5:05:31 PM PST by floriduh voter (http://www.conservative-spirit.org/ Invite to my Site)
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To: floriduh voter
Why are the local Catholic churches silent? Terri's life is at stake.
10 posted on 03/23/2004 5:10:44 PM PST by Dante3
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To: Dante3
Local Catholic Bishops, etc. are suffering from INDIFFERENCE or political ramifications. They have a different agenda which is to raise money and Terri is just a cause, not a human being. That's my take on it.
11 posted on 03/23/2004 5:24:08 PM PST by floriduh voter (http://www.conservative-spirit.org/ Invite to my Site)
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To: Dante3
http://www.newsmax.com/archives/articles/2003/10/16/223430.shtml

Try here for some info on Catholics for euthanasia ignoring the Pope.

12 posted on 03/23/2004 5:34:54 PM PST by floriduh voter (http://www.conservative-spirit.org/ Invite to my Site)
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To: pickyourpoison
prayers
13 posted on 03/24/2004 4:43:59 AM PST by pickyourpoison (" Laus Deo ")
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To: floriduh voter; Polycarp IV
Hi, fv -- on Pope Declares Feeding Tube Removal Immoral, Polycarp linked full address (in Italian!) -- fwiw! Stay well.
14 posted on 03/24/2004 9:01:24 PM PST by cyn (www.terrisfight.org)
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To: a5478; All
Tomorrow, Friday - March 26, 2004 - is the rescheduled hearing for the contempt of court motion against Michael Schiavo. The time is 9.30 am and the place is the Clearwater Courthouse on the corner of Fort Harrison and Court Street in Clearwater, Florida. If you are in the Tampa Bay area of Florida and would like to observe, this hearing is open to the public.

For those who are unable to be there, I will try to circulate an update immediately following.

The contempt of court issue rises from a 1996 Court Order that mandates Mr. Schiavo disclose any changes in Terri Schiavo's condition to her parents. As of this writing, Terri's parents, Bob and Mary Schindler are not being given information about several items dealing with Terri's medical condition.

You can read the related motion on: http://zimp.org/documents/022404contempt.pdf
The 1996 Court Order is on: http://zimp.org/documents/1996%20Court%20Order.pdf

Please look for an update, tomorrow, on www.terrisfight.org.

15 posted on 03/25/2004 2:47:18 AM PST by phenn (http://www.terrisfight.org)
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To: phenn; cyn; floriduh voter; a5478
Heavenly Father, we return to give You thanks that prayer does not need words. Take our groanings and our sighs, O God, for we are heavy with grief at the plight of this mother's child ...

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Tomorrow, March 26th at 9:30 AM is the rescheduled contempt motion against Michael Schiavo.

The motion will take place in front of Judge Greer at the Clearwater Court House located at 324 Ft. Harrison in Clearwater, Florida. The court room is open to the public and you are all welcome to attend.

The motion stems from a 1996 Court Order which mandated Michael Schiavo to disclose any changes in Terri condition to her parents. Of course, as of this date March 25th, Terri's parents, Bob and Mary Schindler are still not being given any information about Terri.

Since Terri's move to Park Place assisted living it has become evident to the Schindler family that Terri's personal care has gone down hill. On several occasions they have questioned why Terri's hair was oily and why she appeared to have not been bathed. Two weeks ago, a tooth in her mouth came up missing. Recently, she has developed a decubitus ulcer on an area of her body which points directly to pressure and lack of her being repositioned. Of course, the Schindler's are still not able to ascertain any answers with regard to any of the concerns they have about their daughter's well-being and medical condition.

I am planing on attending the hearing tomorrow. I will hope to follow up with an email post hearing.

Your continued prayers, support and caring of Terri is greatly appreciated. Please visit her website for updates at www.terrisfight.org

Respectfully, Cheryl Ford RN Fight4Terri@aol.com

16 posted on 03/26/2004 1:19:35 AM PST by Pegita ('Tis so sweet to trust in Jesus, just to take Him at His Word ...)
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To: nickcarraway
New Terri thread. Can you ping your Terri list here?

Today, March 26th at 9:30 AM is the rescheduled contempt motion against Michael Schiavo.

From post #16:
Since Terri's move to Park Place assisted living it has become evident to the Schindler family that Terri's personal care has gone down hill. On several occasions they have questioned why Terri's hair was oily and why she appeared to have not been bathed. Two weeks ago, a tooth in her mouth came up missing. Recently, she has developed a decubitus ulcer on an area of her body which points directly to pressure and lack of her being repositioned. Of course, the Schindler's are still not able to ascertain any answers with regard to any of the concerns they have about their daughter's well-being and medical condition.

17 posted on 03/26/2004 6:55:48 AM PST by wisconsinconservative ("The penalty good men pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by evil men.")
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To: lonevoice
bookmark for update on hearing
18 posted on 03/26/2004 8:04:07 AM PST by lonevoice (Some things have to be believed to be seen)
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To: All
I lift my prayers with you countless times today.
19 posted on 03/26/2004 8:24:43 AM PST by a5478 (a5478)
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To: a5478; RGSpincich; yonif; NotJustAnotherPrettyFace; joesnuffy; AnimalLover; cyn; pollywog; ...
Am pinging for new thread for Terri. It has a link to the old one in case you need to catch up. Don't know if I've done this right - please advise. Some of you may not have attended in a while. Today is a contempt of court hearing for Michael Schiavo which has already been postponed twice.
20 posted on 03/26/2004 8:28:51 AM PST by a5478 (a5478)
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To: Pegita
...and a resounding amen!

Jeff

21 posted on 03/26/2004 8:32:41 AM PST by Jeff Head
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To: a5478; phenn; floriduh voter; FL_engineer; msmagoo; sweetliberty; fiesti; Orlando; Robert Drobot; ..
Thank you for posting that info. Joining you all in prayer for Terri's fight, esp. in today's (finally?) court hearing.

May God bless all of you there with wisdom and calm assurance in the face of the evil perpetuated on Terri and her family. May it start unraveling, oh please, dear Lord, today.

22 posted on 03/26/2004 8:48:06 AM PST by cyn (www.terrisfight.org)
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To: a5478; All
Today, in the sixth judicial circuit, Judge George Greer heard a Motion to show cause for Contempt of Court from the attorneys representing the immediate family of Terri Schindler-Schiavo. Terri's parents argue that they are not receiving adequate information as to Terri's medical condition. A 1996 court order mandated that Terri's husband/guardian, Michael Schiavo provide information in the event of a significant change in Terri's medical condition and that he inform any facility where Terri is confined that he has no objections to staff disclosing such details to her immediate family.

In February, Terri had suffered an unexplained bout of vomiting and her parents enquired of the medical staff as to its cause and what course of treatment was being taken. They were refused details and were told that this was under the instruction of Michael Schiavo. Since then, there have been other changes in Terri's condition for which the medical staff has not disclosed details.

Judge Greer declined to issue a ruling today and stated that he would do so within the next few days. He also suggested that the 1996 court order, which was issued by another judge, should be revisited in court so that the term 'significant change' could be determined.

This hearing was a rescheduling from a previous date in order to accommodate the schedule of attorney Deborah Bushnell, who represents Michael Schiavo. Though Ms. Bushnell was present, the argument was carried out, instead, by attorney Scott Swope with Ms. Bushnell's presence (according to her) to provide 'background information' only.

At this writing, Terri's family is still not receiving information regarding her medical condition.

You can read the related motion on: http://zimp.org/documents/022404contempt.pdf
The 1996 Court Order is on: http://zimp.org/documents/1996%20Court%20Order.pdf
23 posted on 03/26/2004 8:53:45 AM PST by phenn (http://www.terrisfight.org)
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To: Jeff Head
Hi, Jeff -- you know I'm smiling; it's so good to 'see' you!

This is a case of local judiciary and the 'right to die' agenda gone bad wrong, to the detriment of a dear woman and her family (whom I've had the privilege of meeting -- they are wonderful, honest 'ordinary extraordinary' people).

Now Terri is being actively neglected acc. #16. What happens at today's hearing will tell a lot, show a lot.
24 posted on 03/26/2004 8:57:13 AM PST by cyn (www.terrisfight.org)
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To: phenn; wisconsinconservative; FL_engineer
"significant change in Terri's medical condition. . ." -- such as, say, decubitus ulcers, missing teeth . . . were those immediate obvious problems mentioned in court today?

What is your take on this -- Is the judge just hiding behind empty semantics? Why not simply allow the family to be apprised of Terri's condition, not dependent on x degree of change? Sheesh, is Judge Greer seeking a mathematical formula to determine if parents get info on their daughter?

25 posted on 03/26/2004 9:05:40 AM PST by cyn (www.terrisfight.org)
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To: Pegita; tutstar; Republic; PrepareToLeave
"Heavenly Father, we return to give You thanks that prayer does not need words. Take our groanings and our sighs, O God, for we are heavy with grief at the plight of this mother's child ..." -- ah, pegita, even when you don't have the words, you do . . .
26 posted on 03/26/2004 9:09:37 AM PST by cyn (www.terrisfight.org)
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To: cyn
Thanks cyn, good to see you too.

I have kept up with the story and studied the circumstances.

It is a travesty and my heart goes out to Terri and her parents. May God continue to sustain them and by His Hand may they be fully reunited and may Terri get the care she needs.

27 posted on 03/26/2004 9:11:19 AM PST by Jeff Head
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To: cyn
In my personal opinion only, he is protecting the guardian. Nothing more, nothing less.

Also in my personal opinion, he should be protecting the ward. At least that's as I 'interpret' the words.
28 posted on 03/26/2004 9:13:28 AM PST by phenn (http://www.terrisfight.org)
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To: cyn
My opinion


29 posted on 03/26/2004 9:21:40 AM PST by wisconsinconservative ("The penalty good men pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by evil men.")
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To: nickcarraway
Ping to post #23

Judge Greer declined to issue a ruling today and stated that he would do so within the next few days. He also suggested that the 1996 court order, which was issued by another judge, should be revisited in court so that the term 'significant change' could be determined.
30 posted on 03/26/2004 9:23:46 AM PST by wisconsinconservative ("The penalty good men pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by evil men.")
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To: Jeff Head
Yes, it is a travesty . . . and acc. to phenn's report, justice was once again denied in court today -- at least no immediate relief for Terri, despite evidence of current neglect and need for action!

So truth and right are wantonly disregarded, and at such a cost . . . is this a bit like what you all experienced at Klamath?


31 posted on 03/26/2004 9:54:27 AM PST by cyn (www.terrisfight.org)
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To: cyn
Most definitely...except there it was 1500 families that were being terrorized and destroyed.

But that event did not have the wanton medical issues Terri is experiencing...they were being run off the land and their livelihoods destroyed.

With God's help, the courage of a relative few of those farmers and a lot of help from concerned citizens all over the country, we were able to turn back the tide there and retain the status quoa...but it is still not fully resolved. They live with the threat of it happening again hanging over their heads.

32 posted on 03/26/2004 9:59:46 AM PST by Jeff Head
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To: phenn; floriduh voter; supercat; wisconsinconservative
shoo, phenn, that's not just your personal opinion -- isn't that the law he is sworn to uphold (terminology fails me) -- isn't he held to a higher standard as a judge? esp. in a case with an incapacitated party?

wc -- great graphic! wonder if it would help if we all sent him some . . . it has been done (ping pong or golf balls) . . .

33 posted on 03/26/2004 10:00:52 AM PST by cyn (www.terrisfight.org)
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To: phenn
Judge Greer declined to issue a ruling today and stated that he would do so within the next few days. He also suggested that the 1996 court order, which was issued by another judge, should be revisited in court so that the term 'significant change' could be determined.

I don't mean to sound gloom and doom, but in the past when judge oGreer declined to rule directly in court on a matter, but instead ruled a few days later 'by fax', it was because he knew his ruling would stink to high heaven. It also took him a few days to scrounge the gutters for the most palatable legalstink to pad his rulings.

As for 'revisiting the 1996 order', that sounds like a tip-off that oGreer would not have allowed the Schindlers ANY visability into Terri's condition, and he is trying to justify negating that earlier court order.

...the oGreer needs to be voted out of office in November 2004!

34 posted on 03/26/2004 10:03:19 AM PST by Future Useless Eater
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To: Jeff Head; floriduh voter; phenn
"courage of a relative few of those farmers..." -- h'mm, interesting and sometimes a bit discouraging.

Similarly, most folks in St. Pete area appear not to be troubled by Terri's situation -- it is that 'relative few' there who care enough to kick and fuss and show up in court time after time, only to be hit with delays. The rest of us are at a distance sending emails, cards, phone calls, and praying. What more can or should be done? we wonder . . . any suggestions?

I'm sorry to hear the Klamath farmers are still threatened, despite the poor science finally being acknowledged.

35 posted on 03/26/2004 10:43:57 AM PST by cyn (www.terrisfight.org)
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To: phenn
Too bad we can't hold Judge Greer in contempt-of-court. If these former rulings don't actually mean anything, then why on earth are there any rulings issued? It's all legalese, so that no "uneducated" person could ever figure out what the meaning of the word "is" is. God help us all!
36 posted on 03/26/2004 12:13:10 PM PST by Ohioan from Florida (The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.- Edmund Burke)
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To: Ohioan from Florida
You're on to it.

If this judge is really going to determine what another judge's court order is supposed to mean, than I suppose any bloody thing he's ruled on is up for argument as well, yes?

I am personally calling on all residents of Pinellas and Pasco counties to remember this, act and let their feelings be publicly known prior to November's elections. Is this the kind of person you want deciding your fate?

Not I, said the fly.
37 posted on 03/26/2004 1:43:21 PM PST by phenn (http://www.terrisfight.org)
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To: phenn
I feel sick to my stomach...and it's not because I've been fasting today. I know God is listening, but I can't help but feel discouraged right now. How does Terri's family get through this over and over? Seriously, what's their secret? God must have a special place secured for them! They've been through so much hell on earth as it is.
38 posted on 03/26/2004 1:52:02 PM PST by Ohioan from Florida (The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.- Edmund Burke)
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To: FL_engineer
As unbelievable as it all continues to be, I'm inclined to agree with your assessment. In the hands of Pinellas and Pasco county, it seems impossible that Terri Schindler and her family will ever be granted even the most meager portion of human justice. Only God can help Terri, and I continue to pray for divine justice.
39 posted on 03/26/2004 2:07:34 PM PST by lonevoice (Some things have to be believed to be seen)
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To: Ohioan from Florida
Their secret is that they adore each other so much. They are the most devoted family you could ever meet. They lean on each other, they laugh with each other and they never give up on each other. That includes Terri.

They are a very typical family as well, really. You know how the phone rings and everyone shouts "I GOT IT" and in the confusion, no one actually gets the bloody thing? :-)

They are truly very decent people. Very kind to those they meet. A group of very cool, very tight-knit, very nurturing folks and I'm extremely fond of them all.

I feel rather ashamed of this state when I think that these people have never asked for anything other than the freedom to give Terri proper care and love - yet have been denied at every turn in favor of a husband who moved on 9 years ago.

It's tragic and the next time I hear someone say that Americans no longer care about family and home, I'll remind them of this particular family - that has stuck together through the most unimaginable heartache.
40 posted on 03/26/2004 2:42:11 PM PST by phenn (http://www.terrisfight.org)
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To: cyn; msmagoo; NYer; nickcarraway; GWB and GOP Man; russesjunjee; sweetliberty; kimmie7; ...
Summary from Today's Court Hearing:

Sixth Judicial Kangaroo Court

Re: Michael Schiavo's Contempt Motion Heard in front of Judge Greer Courtroom B

Firstly, for those needing a refresher...... this hearing was a rescheduling from a previous date in order to accommodate the schedule of attorney Deborah Bushnell, who represents Michael Schiavo.

The original motion stems from a 1996 Court Order which mandated Michael Schiavo to disclose any changes in Terri condition to her parents. Of course, as of this date March 26th, Terri's parents, Bob and Mary Schindler are still not being given any information about Terri.

Since Terri's move to Park Place assisted living located at 2750 Drew Street in Clearwater.. it has become evident to the Schindler family that Terri's personal care has gone down hill. They have legitimate concerns and again today, they tried to elicit the help of the judicial system in an effort to help their daughter, Terri Schindler-Schiavo.

In court today, I am again left speechless and incredibly angry with regard to what I have witnessed. I question, where is the justice in the state of Florida???

Michael Schiavo of course, was NOT present. I cannot help but to wonder why Mr. Schiavo does not have to appear in court when he was up on a contempt motion? How many people do you know can be up on a contempt motion and NOT appear before the courts?

Is it because Michael knows ahead of time that he will not be held accountable for any criminal actions as long he has Judge Greer covering for him?

The outcome of Judge Greer's ruling was an outrage and blatant evidence of the corruption with regard to Terri Schiavo's situation.

If I had not sat there and heard and seen it all myself, I would not have believed that once AGAIN Judge Greer IGNORED the contempt Motion; a contempt of court which clearly revealed that Michael Schiavo has not provided any medical information to the Schindler's about their daughter.

Judge Greer essentially has said that because he was not Judge Pennick, who was the original judge who filed the motion in 1996, which stated Michael needed to provide medical information to the Schindler's, that he would need to review what was said and would wish for the Schindler and Schiavo attorney's to open discussion about its interpretation. Greer basically used this as an excuse to ignore and excuse Michael Schiavo from the contempt motion.

Deborah Bushnell, attorney for Michael Schiavo...had the audacity to stand before the court and tell Judge Greer that the Schindler's have been given information, but that they are never satisfied and always want to ask more questions.

Basically, my interpretations of Bushnell’s snide remarks is that she was stating to the judge that the Schindler's don't have a right to ask about the child that they brought into this world. Bushnell essentially said that they also don't have the right to ask more than one question, or to receive clarification when it is needed. And, if they are "fortunate" enough to get one answer to a medical question or concern that they have about their daughter...they should be satisfied and not ask any more.

Bushnell also had the NERVE to come right out and state to Judge Greer that even if they decide to open discussion with regard to what the Schindler's should have a right to know...she would argue what their limitations or knowledge to know about Terri should be.

Deborah Bushnell...in my opinion is a blatant liar because of her stating the Schindler's have been provided medical information.

The fact is, they have not been provided medical information and this is why they brought a contempt motion against Michael before the courts. I personally feel that Bushnell is on a mission to assist Michael Schiavo in seeing Terri die.

I also have questions as to why Mr. Gibbs, attorney for the Schindler's did not head to file a motion for an injunction to take Terri out of Park Place Assisted Living. Terri needs to be placed in protective custody as any individual would do if they had reason to believe a disabled patient was not being properly cared for. Or furthermore, was in a path of someone attempting to bring harm to them.

While the courts continue to procrastinate and avoid bringing up charges against Michael Schiavo, let it be known that Terri continue to lie in a facility where there is no supervision over the nurses who are not providing her proper care.

On two occasions in the past few weeks, both Bob and Mary Schindler have told me that they asked why Terri's hair was oily and not washed.

They have questioned why she was not taken out of bed, or dressed. They have questioned why she had a sudden unexplained bout with vomiting. They questioned what happened to one of her teeth; why was it missing. They now want to know why Terri has a decubitus ulcer on her buttock? An ulcer, which would most likely not be present if proper nursing care was being given to Terri.

However, they are not given answers by the nursing staff or by anyone.

I cannot help but to find the situation here in Clearwater the most appalling and blatant disregard for human life in my entire 25 years in the medical profession.

Am I angry? YOU BET!

To date, Woodside Hospice has spent approximately $125,000.00 to hire police officers to stand inside Terri's door and watch Terri so that her parents (the parents who brought Terri into this world) don't give her anything that could help her to feel comfortable. The police officer watches Terri so that the Schindler's don't take Terri from her room for a walk in the sunshine.

How can any person who knows this and who resides in the United States of America agree to such blatant criminal and communist actions brought upon another human being?

Even those folks, who for whatever absurd reasons aren't in agreement with the Schindlers, who argue that Terri should die, cannot, I feel sit back and tell me that if their loved one was actually dying over a terminal disease, they would leave them to rot in a bed and not provide them with basic comfort measures.

The situation in Florida is out of control.

On Wednesday, I attended a meeting in St. Petersburg at the Center for Independent Living where Assistant Attorney General Shanika Graves, was in attendance. I personally sat across from Shanika and asked her to please help Terri. I asked, that if she could not help this blatant situation of abuse against a disabled innocent woman whose husband is out to kill her, that she refer me to another agency who could help in this untenable situation. She agreed to do so.

Yesterday on March 25th, I received a voice mail message from a man named Tyrone from Ms. Graves office at 954-712-4607. He said that the attorney general's office "Charlie Crist" had sent out an opinion stating that they had no jurisdiction over anything that had to do with Terri Schiavo. He then referred me to Governor Jeb Bush's office at 850-488-4441, stating that "Governor Bush has done a successful job in blocking problems that were related to Terri so far."

If this was true....would Terri still be held hostage by Michael Schiavo and not receiving proper and basic patient care?

I asked Tyrone to place what he had said to me on my voicemail in writing. He asked me to "hold on" and then came back on line and told me to call 850-414-3990, the Citizens Services Office. He said they could possibly tell me where I might find the statement that he had told me was sent out by the Attorney Generals office.

Where or when does this all stop?

I became involved with this case back in October when it became evident on the news that there was something very wrong here in the state of Florida. When it was obvious that for some unknown reason an innocent life was about to be taken.

I, as a nurse and an American Citizen have NO DOUBT about the corruption and injustice that is going on with Terri Schindler- Schiavo.

I don't have reasons or answers as to why it is happening.

I just know that as a Registered Nurse and concerned American citizen there is something very wrong!

I implore all of those who read this to PLEASE...help the Schindler's.

Please become involved.

Those of us here in the state of Florida are witnessing a crime and cannot help them without the help of others in mass numbers.

I ask that in the interim of us forming a coalition of dedicated people who are fighting to help Terri, that you please call the state abuse line at 1-800-96-ABUSE and ask for them to follow up with an investigation regarding lack of care for Terri.

We need your help! The Schindler's need your HELP!

Terri needs your HELP!

Thank you for taking the time to read this letter.

Respectfully, Cheryl Ford RN

Contacts:

Florida’s Attorney General, Charlie Crist The Capitol PL-01 Tallahassee, FL 32399-1050 Main office telephone numbers Switchboard: 850-414-3300 Citizens Services: 850-414-3990 Fax: 850-410-1630 http://myfloridalegal.com/contact.nsf/contact

Present and Representing the Schindler's: Attorney's Pat Anderson, David Gibbs and Barbara Keller 5666 Seminole Blvd., Suite 2 Seminole, FL 33772 727-399-8300 Fax* 727-398-3907

Present and Representing Michael Schiavo: Deborah Bushnell 204 Scotland – Dunedin, FL 33755 Phone: (727) 733-9064 Scott Swope, Attorney at law 727-797-3900

Where Terri presently resides: Park Place Assisted Living 2750 Drew Street Clearwater, Florida 727-799-2177

FLORIDUH VOTER copied and formatted the above for Cheryl this evening. They they still want to kill Terri and JUDGE GREER MADE A VERY LAME EXCUSE FOR WHY HE COULDN'T MAKE A DECISION ON THE CONTEMPT MOTION. The loving family IS VIEWED BY THE COURT AND OPPOSING COUNSEL AS "THE ENEMY". If he knew he was going to rule against the Schindlers AGAIN, why did he waste a month of everyone's time JUST SO HE COULD MAKE SUCH A RIDICULOUS EXCUSE?

They don't care that Terri's a human being and that's what this is about. SHE IS A HUMAN BEING!!! SHE HAS NO RIGHTS!!!

Please ping your lists if you have one and let's try to get organized again. CYN, please help me come up with a new Terri list for a SPRINGTIME CALL TO ACTION. The least we can do is to call Tallahassee again, House, Senate and Governor Bush and start following the Daily Threads again if we are needed. FLORIDUH VOTER

41 posted on 03/26/2004 3:35:45 PM PST by floriduh voter (http://www.conservative-spirit.org/ Invite to my Site)
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To: a5478; Dante3; Pegita
ping to my thread above.
42 posted on 03/26/2004 3:36:31 PM PST by floriduh voter (http://www.conservative-spirit.org/ Invite to my Site)
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To: phenn
Thank you for letting us "peek in" on them. It's wonderful to hear about them. You know how you mentioned that they don't give up on each other? I think that's what adversity can do to a family. They hold on to each other all the more because of what they've endured. I know God is blessing Terri's family in so many ways. I'm praying that He bless them even further by giving Terri back to them through the justice system. If they can't give up, then neither can I.
43 posted on 03/26/2004 3:37:53 PM PST by Ohioan from Florida (The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.- Edmund Burke)
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To: wisconsinconservative
Greer has a pair? News to me.
44 posted on 03/26/2004 3:38:34 PM PST by floriduh voter (http://www.conservative-spirit.org/ Invite to my Site)
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To: FL_engineer
Terri would be getting better care if she were in Iraq, or in fact, were an Iraqi.
45 posted on 03/26/2004 3:40:03 PM PST by floriduh voter (http://www.conservative-spirit.org/ Invite to my Site)
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To: FL_engineer; cyn; FR_addict; windchime; Budge; Deo volente; nicmarlo; Ohioan from Florida; ...
Ba-da-PING. Ba-da-boom.
46 posted on 03/26/2004 3:43:54 PM PST by phenn (http://www.terrisfight.org)
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To: cyn; All
ATTENTION: I have 8 Terri bumper stickers left. Freepmail me, folks if you'd like one to plaster on your car, not for saving as a memento.
47 posted on 03/26/2004 3:49:03 PM PST by floriduh voter (http://www.conservative-spirit.org/ Invite to my Site)
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To: floriduh voter; All
Thanks for posting this on behalf of Cheryl Ford, RN on behalf of Terri. Terri needs our continued help. Greer disgusts me, as do Bushnell, Swope, Michael, Felos, and others. I will complain. It's time to get really loud again, everybody!
48 posted on 03/26/2004 3:50:08 PM PST by Ohioan from Florida (The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.- Edmund Burke)
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To: floriduh voter; phenn; tutstar; amdgmary
"Yesterday on March 25th, I received a voice mail message from a man named Tyrone from Ms. Graves office at 954-712-4607. He said that the attorney general's office "Charlie Crist" had sent out an opinion stating that they had no jurisdiction over anything that had to do with Terri Schiavo.

He then referred me to Governor Jeb Bush's office at 850-488-4441 stating that "Governor Bush has done a successful job in blocking problems that were related to Terri so far."

Looks like a plan. Nice of Tyrone to suggest it. Wonder what Jeb thinks of pressure sores and other evidence of neglect in a ward of the state?

Thanks, Cheryl.

49 posted on 03/26/2004 4:31:25 PM PST by cyn (www.terrisfight.org)
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To: floriduh voter; phenn
and thanks, fv and phenn. it's got to be painful. May God protect Terri from further harm, and shame those who mistreat her. May He give her family precious peaceful sleep tonight, all safe in His care.
50 posted on 03/26/2004 4:36:20 PM PST by cyn (www.terrisfight.org)
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