Entries for the ‘Euthanasia’ Category

Wasserman Schultz was “face of Florida’s push” for Schiavo death

by Kelli

Baby Munoz put to death by judicial tyranny

UPDATE 1/27, 11:15a: The deceased Munoz baby’s gender and name have been posted on the public Facebook page of Erick Munoz’s local union, Crowley Professional Firefighters Association L-4182:

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Rest in peace, Marlise and little Nicole.

[HT: Leslie and Vanessa]

1/26, 5:15p: It’s Terri Schiavo all over again.

Another pro-death judge has inexplicably ordered the death of an innocent, helpless person due to a family’s wishes.

Despite a Texas law requiring that pregnant mothers be kept on life support until their preborn babies are viable, District Court Judge R. H. Wallace on Friday ordered John Peter Smith Hospital to remove Marlise Munoz’s life support by 5p Monday – and the hospital has already complied.

Family not “focused” on whether pregnant mom on life support would have wanted baby born

Since she was excited about her second child, wouldn’t Marlise want her baby to be born despite her condition? “We haven’t even focused on that yet,” says Machado, adding that doctors have told them they can’t determine the fetus’s health until mid-February. “Our focus has been our daughter’s wishes not being honored. To see this […]

Husband seeks to remove pregnant wife from life support

by Kelli It’s hard to reach the point where you wish your wife’s body would stop…. They don’t know how long the baby was without nutrients and oxygen. But I’m aware what challenges I might face ahead. ~ Erick Munoz, who is seeking to have his pregnant wife Marlise’s life support removed in Texas, where […]

Stanek Sunday quote: “God used my sister’s death to save me” ~Bobby Schindler

I honestly believe this has saved me. All the focus of me and my family was to save my sister, when, in reality, God used her to save me, perhaps. The way I was living back then I was on the path to eternal damnation. How could I ever thank my sister for what she’s […]

“Vegetative” patient proves docs wrong, shows conscious thought

A Canadian man who was believed to have been in a vegetative state for more than a decade, has been able to tell scientists that he is not in any pain. It’s the first time an uncommunicative, severely brain-injured patient has been able to give answers clinically relevant to their care. Scott Routley, 39, was […]

Ethicists: Magicians who can make people “disappear for real”

Here’s the thing – they’re right. If you accept their premises, they’re absolutely right. The second we allow ourselves to become the arbiters of who is human and who isn’t, this is the calamitous yet inevitable end. Once you say all human life is not sacred, the rest is just drawing random lines in the […]

Country artist Collin Raye’s new Christian CD to benefit Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network

Country superstar Collin Raye, recently named national spokesperson for Terri Schiavo’s Life & Hope Network, is donating a portion of the proceeds from his newly released CD of Christian hymns and ballads, His Love Remains, to help the Life & Hope Network continue the legacy of protecting and saving lives. This is a wonderful Christmas […]

Country music star named as national spokesperson for the Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network

Great news, from a September 14 press release: Terri Schiavo’s Life & Hope Network, a foundation created by her parents and siblings following her death by starvation in 2005, announced today that country music star Collin Raye will serve as their national spokesperson. “I am truly honored and humbled to be representing those who have […]

Photos: Beach Boys/Lettermen benefit concert for the Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network

The 2nd annual Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Concert was this past Sunday in Dayton, OH, and it featured the Beach Boys with special guest John Stamos and The Lettermen. A sold-out crowd of 3,000 enjoyed two ridiculously fun performances that were even interactive. At several points various band members came into the audience or […]

Douthat: Making abortion like assisted suicide would be pro-life win

… [I]t’s possible to accept that no government can “stop” assisted suicide or abortion completely… without believing that either practice should therefore be legalized and legitimated. Avoiding the police-state scenario doesn’t require treating self-slaughter as a protected right, and effectively licensing the Jack Kevorkians of the world to cater to anyone who wants to die […]

Dr. Death is dead

… And it appears he wasn’t even trying. And so a despicable chapter in the story of the Culture of Death has closed. I pray he repented. From Reuters, this morning: Assisted suicide advocate Jack Kevorkian, known as “Dr. Death” for helping more than 100 people end their lives, died early on Friday at age […]

Man wants to be killed for his organs

According to CNN on July 29: A GA man suffering from Lou Gehrig’s disease says he wants to die by having his organs harvested rather than wait for his degenerative nerve ailment to kill him. Garry Phebus has been battling amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, as the disease is formally known, since 2008. The 61yo told HLN’s […]

Why Gary Coleman’s ex pulled the plug: “Look what happened with Terri Schiavo”

For the gazillionth time, Terri Schiavo was not brain dead when a FL judge ordered her dehydrated and starved to death in 2005. Oxygen deprivation left Terri mentally disabled, but she was responsive, particularly to family. There was no correlation between Terri’s condition and actor Gary Coleman’s apparently unresponsive condition, although even that is unclear. […]

Review Kevorkian movie

The HBO movie, April 22 post. Most likely You Don’t Know Jack will end up pleasing and displeasing both sides of the assisted suicide/euthanasia issue, as this

Thumbs up for Kevorkian movie from pro-lifer portrayed in it

UPDATE, 4/23, 10:35a: Both LifeNews.com anticipate a sympathetic portrayal of Kevorkian in You Don’t Know Jack, which may well be. LifeNews.com points out even Kevorkian likes the film. We can certainly review it here after it airs Saturday night. Pro-lifer Lynn Mill’s view after screening the movie on April 21 was that it portrayed him […]

TV show Family Guy: “Terri Schiavo, The Musical”

UPDATE, 6:55p: The Schindler family has issued a Family Guy opened with a truly shocking scene: a preschool school play entitled, “Terri Schiavo, The Musical.” Watch the 1st 5 minutes, and see for yourself. WARNING: Vulgar… The rest of the episode

News anchor arrested after broadcasting he euthanized gay lover

According to the

Breaking: Emergency injunction filed to stop hospital from discontinuing baby’s care

UPDATE, 7:15p: Facebook friend Adam Alliance Defense Fund just filed an emergency injunction and restraining order in response to the decision an “ethics panel” at ADF press release…

Obamacare: Cut costs or cut seniors?

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Dallas News video: “Choosing Thomas – Inside a family’s decision to let their son live, if only for a brief time”

UPDATE, 9:40a: From moderator Chris: There’s another organization that helps celebrate these young lives. testified with me before a congressional subcommittee about her experience there….

Thread between Veterans Affairs’ “death book” and Section 1233: Hemlock Society

On August 18 the Five Wishes, the most widely used living will template in the country. Towey’s piece has gotten much attention. The piece begins: If President Obama wants to better understand why America’s discomfort with end-of-life discussions threatens to derail his health-care reform, he might begin with his own Dept. of Veterans Affairs. He […]

Cash for senior citizen clunkers

by Carder Meet your competition, you fetuses you. Your grandparents are actually worth something! Satire from

Healthcare funeral procession In Florida

by Carder From womb to tomb, Obamacare promises to take care of you (with the unwanted unborn being the exception, of course). Add the video below to the list of un-American mob interventionist footage: From Curt Barnes, a member of the North Pinellas Florida 912 Project, comes this explanation in an email I received…

AARP backs away from Obamacare

UPDATE, 3:46p: Well, isn’t this interesting. The previously wrote that the AARP was defending Obamacare. Well, I’m guessing due to the growing furor by seniors over the euthanasian tenor of CNSNews.com is reporting: AARP Chief Operating Officer Tom Nelson issued a statement saying that the organization has not endorsed any legislation. “While the President was […]

Section 1233

“For President Obama, healthcare is a deeply moral issue.” I gagged at those opening words Reality Check website. I don’t need to remind pro-lifers about Obama’s “morality” on the issues of abortion and infanticide. But you may need reminding that Barnes previously served on the boards of both Planned Parenthood and EMILY’s List. So she […]

Growing controversy over euthanasia aspect of healthcare plan

There has been much talk the last few days on treatment of the elderly under the Obama healthcare plan. Was the 1973 movie Washington Times taking on the euthanasia component of Obamacare. First, Thompson reiterates the Left’s argument, which the AARP mouthpiece parroted, and of which you should be aware…

BBC Philharmonic conductor and wife commit double-assisted suicide

Assisted suicide is currently banned in the UK (a point of contention for many), but not so in Switzerland, where a famous conductor and his wife chose to end their lives this week. From the

Obama promotes euthanasia in healthcare plan

From the

Given 6 months to live 10 years ago: The Brian (and Gerri) Monaghan story

by intern Andy M. Brian and Gerri Monaghan “went to battle” over 10 years ago, when in 1998, Brian received a call from his doctor. “Come and see me, but don’t drive,” the doctor told him – and the alarm bells went off, for Brian as he knew something must be seriously wrong. He was […]

Attend suicide workshop

As if people had trouble thinking of new ways to kill themselves, Australian physician Philip Nitschke, his country’s “Dr. Death,” is hosting a “do-it-yourself” suicide workshop “in a seaside retirement town” in the UK, according to the Exit International, a right-to-die organization, blames “centuries of religious claptrap” for the opposition he has faced: There needs […]

2nd International Symposium on Euthanasia/Assisted Suicide

The 2nd International Symposium on Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide entitled “Never Again” will be held at the National Conference Center in Landsdowne, VA on May 29 – 30, 2009 (near Dulles airport) and is possibly the most important conference ever on assisted suicide.

Rolling Stone satires the death of Terri Schiavo

Confirmed: Barabara Ciccone has passed away

UPDATE, 2/9, 3:40p: I emailed the Diocese of Paterson to ask for confirmation one way or the other on Barbara Ciccone’s status. It sent me the following statement: The patient died at 3:30 a.m. Friday morning, Feb. 6 ,while being fed, of her terminal illness at Hospice of N.J. in Wayne. There was no wake […]

Watch[ed] me die [and liked it]

UPDATE, 12/15, 7a: From judge forcing assisted suicide on her state… and on the heels of a picking pro-euthanasia attorney Thomas Perrilli (who represented Michael Schiavo) for his transition team… comes this from

Lauren Richardson will not be euthanized

Above is video of Lauren Richardson, most certainly not “brain dead” as written previously about Lauren, a brain-damaged 23-year-old who overdosed on heroin in August 2006 while 3-4 months pregnant. Lauren was kept on life support until she delivered a healthy baby girl in February 2007. Then Lauren’s mother, Edith Towers, began a legal battle […]

Abortion, the peacemaker?

Abortion in India is illegal after 20 weeks, in large part to stop female feticide. Today’s

Joni’s Wheels for the World

Most in the Evangelical world are familiar with Joni Eareckson Tada’s story. Not sure if she’s so well known in Catholic circles. Joni was left a teen quadriplegic in 1967 after a diving accident. Her 1976 book, KSLR Take A Stand radio show is raising sponsorship for 75 wheelchairs for Joni’s Cuba, Peru.

JivinJ’s Life Links 7-29-08

by highlights a recent exchange on the

Team Hoyt

Dick and Rick Hoyt are a father-and-son team from MA who together compete just about continuously in marathon races. And if they’re not in a marathon they are in a triathlon – that daunting, almost superhuman, combination of 26.2 miles of running, 112 miles of bicycling, and 2.4 miles of swimming. Together they have climbed […]

Orlando Sentinel: wrong on Terri Schiavo but too bad

On May 24 the Orlando Sentinel published a story describing Terri Schiavo as “brain dead,” even worse than the oft-cited yet wrong “persistent vegetative state” MSM more often attributes to her. Brain dead is what one is at organ harvest time, kept alive only by machines. After repeated attempts to contact OS by phone and […]

An iron will to live

It’s all in the attitude. Every life has merit and is worth living. We mourn the loss of this fighter and express appreciation for her loving family. From the

Photo journal of Terri’s death

Pro-lifer Leslie Hanks spent several days praying and protesting outside the facility where Terri Schindler Schiavo was starved and dehydrated to death in 2005. Yesterday marked the 3rd anniversary of Terri’s death. Leslie has submitted visual reminders of that time. Here is the 1st. See 7 more on page 2. 3 of a kind…

Terri’s Day

Today marks the 3rd anniversary of the killing by dehydration and starvation of Terri Schindler Schiavo, and Priests for Life have Townhall.com today. In it he takes all 3 presidential candidates to task for opposing governmental attempts to intervene to stop Terri from being so cruelly killed…

Newborn hospice vs. euthanasia

A comment on MSNBC reported March 24 – in a well-done article, I might add – on the perinatal hospice movement, growing as doctors are able to diagnose more fetal handicaps earlier. There are now 55 such programs nationwide, tracked

Guess He Should Have Studied for the Test!

By: Mary Kay Hastings Just a few quotes from y’all about assisted suicide…you know, if the husband/wife/mother/father said their spouse/child/parent didn’t want to live, who are we to question it? Back to your hatefilled fantasies about everyone else – you have to invent the worst and pretend the only reason someone might have is because […]

Doctors Aren’t Always Right About PVS

By Bethany Kerr I’ve been thinking a lot about Lauren Richardson’s story, and about the comments thrown around about her by people supporting her starvation and death. Comments such as: “Lauren CAN’T think. Nothin’ up there anymore. Lauren has left the building. Breathing doesn’t mean life- brain means life. If the right circuits aren’t firing, […]

Choose life

by Bethany Kerr Mary Kay’s post below (about the man who killed his wife because she had Lou Gehrig’s disease) reminded me about this incredible video that I saw a few months ago. I think that it should touch every person here. Click on the picture below to go to the video:

Can I give you a hand, there?

by Mary Kay Hastings Unbelievable. From LifeNews.com: An Oregon man has killed his disabled wife in a test of the one-of-a-kind state law that allows assisted suicide there. John Roberts says his wife Virginia was afflicted with ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s Disease and he took her life to see if the state would allow him […]

Court censors Lauren’s father

by Jill Stanek I Lauren’s website is this: Due to an Injunction against Lauren’s father, by the court appointed lawyer ad litem (allegedly representing the interests of Lauren), we may no longer link to the video which showed Lauren responding to family members. This order, which was signed by Master Samuel Glasscock, asserts the right […]

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Jill Stanek is a nurse turned speaker, columnist and blogger, a national figure in the effort to protect both preborn and postborn innocent human life.

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More human cells - mostly skin cells - probably die when you dump a bucket of ice water over your head than are actually in a four-day-old embryo (pictured here above). If anti-choicers are really worried about cellular life, telling people to stop killing their skin cells for those greedy ALS sufferers would be the more direct approach.

~ Amanda Marcotte, mocking pro-life opposite to the ALS ice bucket challenge, because some of ALS’s funding goes toward embryonic stem cell research, via Slate, August 22

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