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March 15, 2005

David Limbaugh: Prayers for Terri

Topics: Terri Schiavo's Life Counts

- David Limbaugh
Absent a further court order, Terri Schiavo's feeding tube will be removed on Friday, and she will starve -- painfully, many say -- to death. Doesn't it strike you as eerie that the court relied on the testimony of an "estranged" husband in making its decision?

Doesn't it strike you as horrifying that Terri may very well want to live but they are going to cause her to die, not by removing a respirator, but a feeding tube?

Do you really believe that Terri's husband, Michael, who is living with another woman with whom he sired two children, is refusing to relinquish guardianship of Terri to her parents because he is irreversibly committed to carrying out Terri's wishes?

Do you believe that disabled, but conscious and self-breathing people who can't physically feed themselves or verbally express their desire to live, but who have left no written legal directions as to their destiny in such circumstances, should be starved to death?

How likely is it that Terri, now only 41 years old, would have discussed her wishes as to life support with her husband in 1990, when she would have only been in her mid-twenties and with no inkling of life-threatening or disabling medical conditions?

Cross posted at BlogsForTerri

Posted by Hyscience at March 15, 2005 10:09 AM

I heard on CNN that there was someone who had stepped up and offered to pay for Teri's medical bills. Do you remember who that was?

Posted by: EdWonk at March 15, 2005 10:21 AM

I heard on CNN that someone offered to pay for Teri's medical expenses. Did you hear anything?

Posted by: EdWonk at March 15, 2005 10:22 AM

Why after all this time, does this snake of a man still refer to her as his wife ???? What does he call the other women that he has had children with.... He Mother and Father gave her life , if he was any kind of a "man" he would qiuetly step out ....After how many YEARS he suddenly remembers that she wanted to be STARVED to death !!!!! God have mercy on her inocent soul....and may that serpent crawl back ubder his rock...

Posted by: Barbara Haindl at March 27, 2005 5:10 PM

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