Terri Schiavo was sentenced to death by starvation and dehydration. If you ask a judge, that is bliss, natural. Not torture like putting underwear on a prisoner’s head. Ask a judge.
When one withholds treatment, food or water, one is actively killing a human being. No more, no less.
There is no moral difference between withholding treatment, food or water which results in a person’s death and shooting them or giving them a lethal injection. No moral difference at all.
To those who say, but it is a natural and beautiful thing, one can only say, “For you.”
The “natural death process” Terri Schiavo was killed with is a horrible painful ordeal, lasting 13 days. It is not painless, they gave her morphine. By the way, did anyone ask, "Why the need for morphine for a vegetable?" No, no one asked because they knew the answer. She was brain damaged, but conscious, aware, sentient, a live human being, not a vegetable. Her lawyer testified she asked to live, but the judge said, "You should have asked three days ago." An "officer of the court" said she asked to live, the judge blew him off. Why, because she must die to maintain the system and feed the deatheaters. There is no justice in a legal system, except the odd mistake. Too bad Terri must die to satisfy the deatheaters and the blind judge.
Did the President do all that he could? Clearly not. He talked a bit, then stood with his hands in his pockets, unless he repents, he will die with a hole in his soul. The President of the United States could act. Judges can be overridden by the Executive. There are credible allegations of judicial irregularities, medical malfeasance, intentional medical diagnosis misrepresentation, of attempted murder, of spousal abuse by the husband. Terri Schiavo should have been protected by our government until the truth could be determined.
Make no mistake, there were parallel battles going on:
• Terri Schiavo’s fight for life
• The deatheaters right to murder
• The judicial branch’s fight to remain omnipotent in violation of the Constitution
The judge, acting in addition as jury and executioner, is the enemy of our country.
The President swore to uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic. To protect our rights to LIFE, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness.
The world watched as he stood by, hands in his pocket, claiming to be “for life” and doing nothing.
When he allowed Terri Schiavo’s murder, a part of his soul died, too. He had the power. He wasn’t the man.