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Posted on 02/02/2007 3:49:53 AM PST by 8mmMauser
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Let no one say America is a death-denying society. Our newspapers are full of articles reporting on battles over how we die. The Terri Schiavo controversy was not a blip of newsworthy gruesomeness on the pages of otherwise cheerful publications. Schiavo's story replicated others, on and off the front pages, that have been going on for more than 30 years. Death, once again, is changing in America, and we have been arguing about how to handle these changes since they began decades ago.
Euthanasia Confusion... Newspaper accounts of end-of-life debates too often muddle the issues.
On Jan. 22, Washington, D.C., lent the national spotlight to 100,000 pro-life advocates in the 34th Annual March for Life. Present at the march and opening rally were 29 Boston College students, as well as the Rev. Tony Corcoran, S.J., a member of BC's Jesuit community.
The theme of the 2007 march was "Thou Shalt Protect the Equal Right to Life of Each Innocent Human in Existence at Fertilization - No Exception! No Compromise!" In keeping with the spirit of this message, Chris Rakovec, A&S '10, stated his reason for supporting the pro-life cause in Washington: "I went to give witness to the dignity of human life."
Another goal of the SFLA is to facilitate communication among student groups on college campuses across the country that focus on current events affecting unborn children. Christine Friedrich, current president of the Pro-Life Club, an SFLA officer, and A&S '08, said that the conference is an issue-based forum. Among some of this year's featured speakers were Bobby Schindler, the brother of Terri Schiavo, Marie Larson, who discussed activism on college campuses, and Dr. Angela Lanfranchi, who talked about a possible link between breast cancer and abortion.
Students from Pro-Life Club participate in March for Life
As hard as it may be to accept, Michael Shiavo was her husband and had every right to make the decisions for Terri.
If I was in the same position, I probably would have deferred to the parents plea for their daughter, however other husbands will be thankful in the future that this debacle didn't eviscerate husbands rights.
Al Gore has started a movement. No matter how you view it, at this moment Americans are approaching the tipping point in their desire to find ways to reduce greenhouse gases.
The knee-jerk reaction from the right wing is comical. It reeks of desperation. Once again, they claim to be our shield from international organizations, multi-lateralists, one-world government, humanists and secularists their tired old masks to put a monkey wrench in Al Gores message.
I sense this movement is a runaway train, and the right will be left standing bewildered at the station. The reaction from a majority of Americans will be the same as when the right wing interfered in the Terry Schiavo case. Butt out! We can handle it.
The MSM will be in wholehearted agreement with you and will support your position with well exercised mantras. Take a look. A vast repository exists now on the pro's and the con's in the Terri Daily threads, facts, evidence. You may even wish to shift your position a bit if you do the reading. I hope so.
It wasn't much about husband's rights, but was very much about a successful killing that took fifteen years to achieve, putting O.J.'s feeble trial to shame.
"HUSBANDS RIGHTS" - guess you're prodeath for infants too
Michael Savage has an "ad" for organs, in which the listener is invited to buy the kidneys of a nineteen year-old woman who is to be executed for reading the U.S. Constitution's Bill of Rights. Bonus of the week: buy two kidneys, get a free spleen.
This is the same country that committed an act of war against the United States by holding an Air Force crew hostage in 2001, and that is brandishing its nuclear missiles at our West Coast. It is also the country that allegedly gave illegal campaign contributions to Bill Clinton and Albert Gore, so Gore should be a little more careful about screaming "He betrayed this country!"
Study: China's Army Harvesting Body Parts From Live Prisoners
Honolulu, HI (LifeNews.com) -- The Hawaii state legislature is once again tackling the issue of assisted suicide and a state House committee will consider a bill soon that would make the state just the second to legalize the practice. Only Oregon has legalized assisted suicide and measures in several states, including Hawaii, have failed to add others to the list.
Hawaii House Committee Will Consider Bill to Allow Assisted Suicide
It is in the mail with Kerry's military record.
You are truly a one-trick pony.
Didn't Kerry serve in 'Nam?
And he dined with POL POT at Christmas.
You are absolutely and unequivocally right! I am a real Reagan conservative. I see that as a good thing.
I knew it! And he went to POT a long time ago ;)
As I've said before, I don't think Mikey was confused at all about what Terri's wishes were. The fact of the matter was that Terri's wishes didn't coincide with his desire to see her dead. We can speculate as to his motivations (and many of our visitors love to give him the benefit of the doubt), but we cannot ignore the simple truth that everything he did from the time of her accident onwards was designed to ensure that she NEVER GOT BETTER AND WOULD EVENTUALLY DIE.
Terri Schiavo won a malpractice lawsuit against the doctors and hospital that originally treated her. Her estranged husband (and when a man is living with another woman and having children with her, he is estranged from his wife regardless of her condition) was obligated under the settlement to use the money for her rehabilitation. He NEVER DID THIS, instead he spent the money on legal battles to kill her.
The strawman arguments that Michael Schaivo didn't really need to comply with his legal obligation to get medical treatment for his wife are not very different from the arguments we heard four years ago about how UN mandates against Saddam Hussein really didn't need to be enforced.
Do you suppose Michael Schiavo will ever tell us what happened to Terri that fateful night in 1990? He has told several different, conflicting stories -- under oath -- and is also known to have lied to police investigators. Why? What is he hiding? Why is he so scared of the truth?
Michael's supporters are staking their own intellectual reputation on a proven liar.
That's what leftists have always done.
Marx - liar
Lenin - liar
Stalin - liar
Hitler - liar
Mao - liar
Ho Chi Minh - liar
Saddam - liar
Castro - liar
Clinton - liar
Michael - liar
And we could go on ad nauseum.
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