Skip to comments.Schiavo in 48 hour window
Posted on 03/16/2005 6:50:09 PM PST by BykrBayb
By: Bill McGinty
Supporters like the Rev. Patrick Mahoney of the
Christian Defense Coalition say they expect people to
try to enter the Woodside Hospice to rescue Terri
Schiavo if her feeding tube is removed. The Pinellas
Park Police has officers stationed in the parking lot
and inside the front doors of the hospice in case those
threats are attempted.
The Florida Legislature is now working on a bill that
Governor Bush says he will sign into law that would
prevent the removal of Terri Schiavos feeding tube.
The bill should be on the floor for debate by mid-
Terri Schiavo has been in what doctors call a
persistent vegetative state since she collapsed from a
heart attack in 1990. Terris Schiavos husband Michael
Schiavo told a local newspaper that Terri would not
want to live this way and that the government should
stay out of family business.
That would divert the cops from the Schiavo issue to their own "feeding tubes"!
Whatever's going to be done needs to be done quickly. We don't have much time left.
How long will she survive once the feeding tube is removed?
They are debating this on the HOuse floor right now on c-span
God have mercy on us.
Is it just the Florida Legislature that's trying to pass a law or is the US Congress working at it too?
........by mid Friday? .....I thought the bill was going to the floor tomorrow.
This is the US Congress but I was wrong if I said that Barney Frank was opposing it---
It is Jerry Nadler---sorry, but now Sheila Jackson Lee is opposing it---
What a crock--
Child of God...
We pray those judicial sinners...
Do not cause the hour of thy death...
She was able to last 6-7 days on the previous occasion, until the feeding and hydration was restored. However, she is probably in a more weakened state now. But, by the same token, this is a struggle between good and evil; a spiritual war. So she may be able to draw sustenance which we are not able to imagine.
(NO flames please; there is a lot of passion on this issue. I am ringing in with my personal thoughts.)
sorry, 'was' = 'were'
YOu take that Nadler guy's feeding tube away for 10 minutes and he'll be screaming.
Sheila Jackson Lee just opposed this bill because she is afraid that down the road it would "interfere with a WOMANS RIGHT TO CHOOSE"--
In other words, the dems are using this as an abortion issue--with them everything is a slippery slope to ban abortions!!!
But they do not care if Terri lives---they want to wait and have hearings and comittee meetings first!!!
I hope that people will have hearts and see what's at stake here. I have no idea what that Florida judge and Mr. Schiavo are thinking.
May God forgive them, for they know not what they do.
If our country is so concerned about those escaping brutal despotic tyranny, shouldn't we be also concerned for a defenseless disabled woman escaping the barbaric death order her evil adulterous husband has lawyered his way into imposing on his wife?
Is it possible for a City Mayor somewhere in Florida to establish a Sanctuary City for the Disabled?
I really NEED DEEP BREATHING EXCERCISES watching this. Stupid people. All Dems of course.
iF 1000 citizens choose to disobey Greer's edict by carrying water to Terry the prisons in Pinellas will overflow. If 10,000 act with mercy against this immoral judgement the system will collapse.
Does anybody know what happened in the House? By the time I read this and turned on C-Span, they were getting ready to go to "special orders." They couldn't have had time to vote, so did anybody see what went on?
Christ have mercy...
this might be a stupid question. If they remove the feeding tube, can she survive? I know that is how she intakes food and water, but can she swallow food on her own? Wouldn't it be a miracle if she lived on her own after they pull the feeding tube? Or is that just ridiculous to think.
The House did vote. The bill was passed by a voice vote.
Judge Greer ruled that she's not allowed any food or water by mouth either.
Thank you Mickie! I never thought of that.
Is that it now? is it law?
Bless them. Surely there ate few hundred men in the Tampa area with a pair and a spine, that will show up to support what Mahoney is cooking up.
... and no, that's not at all ridiculous to think she could survive this by eating and drinking on her own. She would need therapy before she can swallow enough to sustain her, but she does swallow.
There was debating back and forth for about a half an hour--
The dems seemed to oppose it for 3-4 different reasons, in other words they were grasping...
The Reps had Sensenbrenner presenting the bill, with 3 other reps. that are actual medical doctors---each one said that from what they can tell, Terri ISN'T in a persistent vegetative state, and that they feel that her constitutional rights are not being considered---
When the dems kept objecting because they didn't have enough time for endless hearings and meetings, and when the abortion excuse was over, Sensenbrenner made the comment that had congress acted like they are, when the civil rights of black people were being trampled, things would be a whole lot different in America than it is now...
Anyway, the person with the gavel called for a voice vote or yeas and nays and she said the yeas won...she pounded the gavel and it was over..
No roll call vote--so I guess it passed, but I am not as "up" on house procedures as I am senate procedures.
I do know though, that after it was over, Rep. Jim McDermott got up and went ballistic about them "sneaking in a vote on this bill in the dead of night, at the last minute"---
Do you need to know anything else, if so, post back and I will try to answer your questions..
Oh I hadn't heard that. Well, that just makes me even more furious! So the intent is to actually kill her. I guess I'm a little slow here. There could still be a miracle. God can do anything. If I were Judge Greer, I'd be careful of mocking God. He has a way of getting His own way. Greer will lose if he decides to box with God.
"May God forgive them, for they know not what they do."
Although I appreciate your gracious nature, I do not believe the Lord Jesus' words on the cross are appropriate here. Actually may God damn them, unless they repent, for they know exactly what they are doing.
Oh, they know exactly what they are doing.
They are eliminating a witness.
Not a group deserving a shred of respect should they do Heil Greer's bidding...
They're committing murder.
I've seen God's Sovereign power many times...
Minor correction: the esteemed Congresswoman's correct name is Sheila Jackass Leech. (I can see how you got confused, though.)
Hopeful thing is tat a lot of people, via the new media, are learning the ugly truth, and doing something.
Find a link on this board to make a call, send an e-mail.
Praying with you, FRiend, as hard as I can.
Considering that I have rad that her tubes are to be pulled at 1pm Friday, isn't mid Friday a little late for getting it to the floor for debate?
Wait until they figure out how Scott Peterson's conviction made their position indefensible. Watching them backpedal furiously should be damn good fun.
I thought they were voting on whether to suspend the rules so the bill could be voted on tomorrow.
Dang--I am getting bad with those typos lately, I apologize and promise to do better in the future!!!
I can't speak for George Greer, but I think that given Michael Schiavo's cohabitation with another woman and his fathering of two illegitimate children* on her, we don't actually have to KNOW what he's thinking to know that he's up to no good.
*NOTICE: I am refraining in this post from calling the illegitimate children "bastards," which despite many objections is still the correct term.
That's what I'm saying, yo. I'm willing to come from Texas, and I'm just a woman.
To be clear, She is not hooked up to tubes 24/7.
She has a "port" to her stomach through which nutrition is delivered. She has her meals via tube. Then the tube is removed after the meal is served.
Remember, now, before you get all judgemental, poor Michael needs to move on and get closure before he can kill another wife - um, I mean, marry his concubine.
So lay off the poor guy. Until you kill your wife, you have no idea what he's going through.
What you said, and I bet He will, although He won't get nearly as much satisfaction from it as we would.
If you can make it, please go. And bring your chicken plucking old man with you. I wish I could be there, but I can't. I'll be there is spirit.