Month: February 2004

General Recap & Update (Winter 2004)

Schiavo v. Schindler (Florida)—Michael Schiavo seeks court permission to kill his 37-year-old wife, Terri, by withdrawing food. Terri’s parents oppose the motion; several doctors have expressed the opinion that her condition could improve with appropriate treatment, which Michael has refused to allow. After trial court judge ordered her feeding tube removed, Governor Bush and Florida …

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The Rest of the Story…

A big news story in the Seattle-Tacoma area—on the day when many of your friends and mine were marching for life in Washington, D.C.—involved a Redmond, Wash., ordinance restricting the display of portable signs. The ordinance was challenged by Dennis Ballen, owner of “Blazing Bagels,” who regularly stationed an employee outside his establishment with a …

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A Cup of Water

Dana Cody As this issue of Lifeline is being prepared for publication it is just days after the 31st anniversary of Roe v. Wade. Because of Roe we have an entire generation emotionally invested in seeing that abortion remains legal. For the individuals persuaded by Roe to “terminate a pregnancy,” to even imagine that Roe …

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Beyond Terri’s Law: What We Can Learn from the Schiavo case

Wesley J Smith It is the calm before the storm in the Terri Schiavo case. The Florida woman, who was in the throes of a courtordered death by dehydration last October when Florida’s legislature and Governor Jeb Bush intervened, continues to receive tube-supplied food and water. But this good news may not last. In December, …

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Fall 2003 Banquet

Supporters of the pro-life position can take heart—and practical lessons—from the advances of other American political movements, according to the keynote message at the 10th annual Life Legal Defense Foundation’s Annual Attorney Banquet. Speaker Grover G. Norquist is a Republican political activist, conservative strategist, author, and the head of Americans for Tax Reform. He spoke …

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Survivors of the Abortion Holocaust: The Remains of a Generation

Anthony Wynne In 1973, the United States Supreme Court held in Roe v. Wade that abortion is a constitutional right that may not be prohibited by the individual States. Twenty years later, in 1993, the late U.S. Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan introduced the concept of “defining deviancy down.” By this he meant that each generation …

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