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  • Mass Commemorates Terri Schiavo: Priest Compares Her Killing to 9-11
  • 4/06/2012
  • (LifeSiteNews.com) - The 7th anniversary of the death of Terri Schiavo was commemorated by a Mass at the Ave Maria Oratory at Ave Maria University Friday evening. Terri's remaining family - her mother Mary Schindler, brother Bobby and sister Suzanne - were all in attendance, along with pro-life leaders and activists from across North America.
  • German Judge Opens Assisted Suicide Door
  • 4/05/2012
  • (Secondhand Smoke) - I am not a German lawyer, and so I don't know if this is dispositive or merely the first step in a longer legal process. But a German administrative court has apparently ruled that the ban on physician-assisted suicide is too "general," whatever that means.
  • Brooks: Respect the Future
  • 4/04/2012
  • April 4, 2012 (New York Times) - Last fall I asked readers over 70 to send me "Life Reports" - essays evaluating their own lives. Charles Darwin Snelling responded with a remarkable 5,000-word reflection. Snelling was a successful entrepreneur who spent decades serving his community.
  • Pushing the Expensive, Sick, and Elderly to Choose Death
  • 4/03/2012
  • April 3, 2012 (First Things) - The MSM is deeply invested in cutting medical costs by reducing the levels of expensive medical treatments provided to the elderly and very ill unlikely to improve or be cured. Persuasion is one aspect of this game. (The other is promoting coercion, as in rationing.)
  • Bobby Schindler: Drinking the Pro-Death Kool-Aid
  • 4/01/2012
  • April 1, 2012 (Townhall.com) - Lately, Americans have been quick to disparage other countries for their approach to life and death issues. In particular, many Americans have been outraged at the Netherlands' policies regarding euthanasia, assisted suicide, infanticide and the killing of those with mental illnesses.
  • Terri's Life & Hope Monthly News Letter!
  • 3/28/2012
  • (Terri's Life & Hope Network) - Following Terri's death in 2005 we established an International Day of Prayer and Remembrance for my sister, Terri Schindler Schiavo, and All of Our Vulnerable Brothers and Sisters, now known as "Terri's Day!" to be observed each year on March 31st, the anniversary of Terri's death.
  • Fr. Frank Pavone Issues Anniversary Statement
  • 3/27/2012
  • NEW YORK, March 26, 2012 /Standard Newswire/ - Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, who became known as the "Terri Schiavo Priest" because of his involvement in the case back in 2005, issued the following statement in preparation for the seventh anniversary of her death on March 31: "None of us who were in Terri's room during her final weeks and hours will ever forget the intense spiritual and emotional impact of that experience. Terri's death was not a dignified, peaceful, beautiful event, like the proponents of euthanasia want to paint it. Instead, it was violent, ugly, and offensive to the dignity that Terri and every human person, whether disabled or not, possesses."
  • Texas Hospital Starving Patient Against Family Wishes
  • 3/21/2012
  • March 21, 2012 (Spero News) - Texas Right to Life denounced the decision by physicians to allegedly eliminate hydration and feeding of a patient under their care in a Texas hospital. According to the group, the hospital has refused to allow the patient and his family to take him to a nearby hospice for care. A March 20 news release from Texas Right to Life, "Willie breathed on his own through the night, but he is being dehydrated and starved to death.
  • The Coming Medical Ethics Crisis
  • 3/17/2012
  • (Reason) - For the past several years, the medical profession has been undergoing a disturbing transformation. The process was begun by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in an effort to control exploding Medicare costs, and was accelerated by the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010.
  • Military Leads in Brain Injury Care, Specialists Say
  • 3/16/2012
  • (American Forces Press Service) - Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps medical specialists are working closely together and with civilian experts to develop the best prevention, diagnosis and treatment practices for traumatic brain injuries, service representatives said yesterday.