Distorting the “aftermath” of the death of Terri Schindler

By Dave Andrusko If you’re old (like me), you’ll recall the famous line from “Love Story” in which the Ali McGraw character vacuously opines, “Love means never having to say you’re sorry.” Anyone who is or has been married knows that is preposterously absurd. Likewise, for the major media, and particularly the New York Times, …

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Remembering Terri Schiavo who died after being denied food and water for 13 days

By Dave Andrusko Saturday represented the thirteenth anniversary of the grotesque death by starvation and dehydration of Terri Schindler Schiavo. I would like to use this somber occasion again to update comments I’ve made about Terri and her brave parents and siblings. As you will see whenever I looked at Terri, I could never, ever …

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Bobby Schindler shares the important work of the Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network at NRLC Convention 2017

For more information about the annual NRLC convention, which takes place June 29 through July 1 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, please go to nrlconvention.com. Go online to register at nrlconvention.com/register.

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Twelve years ago today Terri Schiavo died after 13 days without food and water

By Dave Andrusko Today is the twelve anniversary of the grotesque death by starvation and dehydration of Terri Schindler Schiavo. I would like to use this somber occasion again to update comments I’ve made about Terri and her brave parents and siblings. As you will see whenever I looked at Terri, I could never, ever …

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The Cruelty of Terri Schiavo’s Death

By Wesley J. Smith During the Terri Schiavo debacle, I would often debate bioethicists and others who claimed that Terri’s death would be gentle. These advocates either intentionally or ignorantly conflated two different circumstances. 1. The first, taking food and water from someone whose body readily assimilated sustenance. That is an agonizing death. 2. The …

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The “aftermath” of Terri Schiavo continues to be distorted by The New York Times

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. As best I can tell, the New York Times has not revisited the starvation death of Terri Schindler Schiavo recently, except to take potshots at former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush who backed the Schindler family against Terri’s estranged husband. The following commentary appeared last year, on the ninth anniversary of …

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Remembering Terri’s Fight 10 Years Later, Urgent Lessons for New Yorkers Today

Editor’s note. This comes from New York State Right to Life, NRLC’s state affiliate. Some of it applies specified to New York but most is a reminder of that dreadful day ten years ago today and the lessons we must never forget. So many of us vividly recall the Schindler family’s public fight to save …

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Nine years after her death, the “aftermath” of Terri Schiavo continues to be distorted by the New York Times

By Dave Andrusko If you didn’t follow the terribly tragedy that was the unnecessary death of Terri Schiavo, it might shock you how much misinformation, snarky commentary, and relevant facts that did not make their way into Clyde Haberman’s 1,057-word-long Sunday story, “From Private Ordeal to National Fight: The Case of Terri Schiavo.” If you …

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Nine Years ago today Terri Schiavo died after 13 days without food and water

  By Dave Andrusko Today is the ninth anniversary of the grotesque death by starvation and dehydration of Terri Schindler Schiavo. The foundation established by her family, the Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network, is holding a Mass for her today at the Chapel of the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter & Paul in Philadelphia. …

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Pro-Life Perspective: Nat Hentoff’s Reflections on Terri Schiavo, part 3

Editor’s note. Pro-Life Perspective can also be heard at www.prolifeperspective.com The 2005 court-ordered starvation and dehydration death of Terri Schindler Schiavo marked a watershed moment in our nation.  Millions of people both here and around the world became suddenly faced the reality that our society is not only willing, but seemingly eager, to treat those …

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Pro-Life Perspective: Nat Hentoff’s Reflections on Terri Schiavo, Part 2

Editor’s note. This can also be heard at www.prolifeperspective.com. The court-ordered starvation and dehydration death of Terri Schindler Schiavo eight years ago marked a watershed moment in our nation’s history. Millions of people both here and around the world became suddenly faced the reality that our society is not only willing, but seemingly eager, to …

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