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  • Material Girls: How Feminism Betrayed Terri Schiavo

    04/01/2005 2:54:16 PM PST · by Mr. Silverback · 91 replies · 7,828+ views
    BreakPoint ^ | March 31, 2004 | Leslie Carbone
    On March 31, 2005, thirty years after feminism’s hey-day in the 1970s, a woman died from dehydration, on the orders of her adulterous husband, who was supported by the courts in his quest to end his wife’s life. On February 25, 1990, Theresa Schindler Schiavo collapsed in her home and suffered significant brain damage. In 1992, Mrs. Schiavo’s husband Michael was awarded a $1,050,000 malpractice settlement, of which $300,000 was allocated for Mr. Schiavo’s loss of consortium and $750,000 for Mrs. Schiavo’s rehabilitative care. Mr. Schiavo subsequently refused to allow rehabilitative care for his wife. There are other reasons to...
  • Lawmakers React to Schiavo

    03/31/2005 3:58:32 PM PST · by kingattax · 12 replies · 767+ views
    FoxNews ^ | 3-31-2005 | Liza Porteus
    Congressional and state lawmakers offered their condolences Thursday to the family of Terri Schiavo (search) and said the severely brain-damaged woman's death left many emotional issues to be dealt with. "Today, millions of Americans are saddened by the death of Terri Schiavo," President Bush said just before commenting on a weapons of mass destruction report issued by a blue-ribbon commission on Thursday. Saying Schiavo's parents, Bob and Mary Schindler (search), displayed "grace and dignity" throughout the long, emotional ordeal, Bush urged those grieving to "continue to work to build a culture of life where all Americans are welcomed and valued...
  • Catholic Priest: Terri Schiavo Responsive Til Death, Prayed With Family

    03/31/2005 3:59:35 PM PST · by franky · 40 replies · 1,101+ views ^ | March 31, 2005 | by Steven Ertelt
    Pinellas Park, FL ( -- A leading Catholic priest who visited Terri Schiavo on two separate occasions in the hours before her death says Terri was in a weakened medical condition from 13 days of starvation but was responsive until her death. The disabled woman even prayed with her family. "Last night, I spent about two hours with her until past midnight, together with Bobby Schindler and Suzanne, and then again this morning for about an hour and a half, and then right up until about ten minutes before she died," Father Frank Pavone said. Pavone, the director of Priests...