And they still won’t let her die

According to the Los Angeles Times, a few congressmen, meeting in emergency weekend sessions when most of their colleagues are already out of town for Easter break, will pass legislation to enable Terri Schiavo’s parents to appeal the decision to remove her feeding tube in federal courts. Federal courts have previously ruled they do not have standing to sue, but

    The proposed legislation says that the Middle District of Florida, where Moody sits, “shall have jurisdiction to hear, determine and render judgment” on a petition from the parents “relating to the withholding or withdrawal of food, fluids, or medical treatment necessary to sustain her life.”

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David Benfell holds a Ph.D. in Human Science from Saybrook University. He earned a M.A. in Speech Communication from CSU East Bay in 2009 and has studied at California Institute of Integral Studies. He is an anarchist, a vegetarian ecofeminist, a naturist, and a Taoist.

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