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Must_B_Free Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-01-04 08:28 PM
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27. The republican thing to do...
would be to test experamental drugs on her and see what happens, like those foster care crack babies in NYC.
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  -Bush attorneys ask U.S. Supreme Court to take Schiavo case khephra  Dec-01-04 04:34 PM   #0 
  - This is going to sound so cold...  Sannum   Dec-01-04 04:37 PM   #1 
  - It may ot be the 'law'  indianablue   Dec-01-04 04:45 PM   #4 
  - But when you get married, isn't your spouse legally responsible for you...  Hobarticus   Dec-01-04 04:51 PM   #7 
  - you wouldn't say that if you had known anyone in her position.  bettyellen   Dec-01-04 05:06 PM   #10 
  - I still say parents not Hubby have final say...  indianablue   Dec-01-04 05:08 PM   #11 
     - Most states say it's the spouse's . But when someone objects who is  bettyellen   Dec-01-04 05:19 PM   #16 
     - You're wrong  OldLeftieLawyer   Dec-04-04 07:19 PM   #60 
     - Actually, The Husband...  iamjoy   Dec-04-04 11:21 PM   #84 
        - How about this?  OldLeftieLawyer   Dec-05-04 12:02 AM   #85 
     - I totally agree  Traction   Dec-05-04 01:55 AM   #86 
  - Wrong.  Bouncy Ball   Dec-01-04 05:09 PM   #13 
     - Also to add  Bouncy Ball   Dec-01-04 05:13 PM   #15 
     - You are right, but in practice- the one who won't let you pull the  bettyellen   Dec-01-04 05:28 PM   #17 
     - You're both wrong. SHE got the final say.  Inland   Dec-01-04 06:51 PM   #21 
        - ...because SHE expressed...  IStriker   Dec-01-04 08:46 PM   #28 
           - Still, the issue was what SHE wanted, and the judge ruled  Inland   Dec-02-04 07:45 AM   #31 
           - One thing is for certain.  The Stranger   Dec-02-04 08:25 AM   #37 
           - What should the husband do? Put his life on hold  sherilocks   Dec-02-04 08:57 AM   #39 
  - Its not cold at all  xpunkisneatx   Dec-01-04 05:41 PM   #18 
  - The real point here is...  infusionman   Dec-04-04 05:07 PM   #50 
  - I saw the footage of her - she's no "vegetable"  ReadTomPaine   Dec-04-04 07:10 PM   #56 
     - We all saw the videotape  OldLeftieLawyer   Dec-04-04 07:22 PM   #61 
     - Didn't know about the court order. It's more to consider - thanks.  ReadTomPaine   Dec-04-04 07:26 PM   #64 
     - I disagree.  janx   Dec-04-04 07:25 PM   #63 
        - Your last point is the strongest of all. Tragic all around.  ReadTomPaine   Dec-04-04 07:29 PM   #67 
           - There has been a LOT of misinformation and manipulation  janx   Dec-04-04 07:38 PM   #71 
              - Well, when a Bush gets involved, something is amiss, that's for certain.  ReadTomPaine   Dec-04-04 07:40 PM   #72 
  - There is a time to let go...  cornermouse   Dec-01-04 04:42 PM   #2 
  - Can you imagine what would happen if they *did* succeed?  janx   Dec-04-04 06:45 PM   #53 
  - When I compare this to  China_cat   Dec-01-04 04:44 PM   #3 
  - I'm so sorry you're having to go through that  Heddi   Dec-01-04 05:03 PM   #8 
  - The Bush's "culture of (artificially-prolonged) life" at it's best...  Hobarticus   Dec-01-04 04:49 PM   #5 
  - He wants to ensure that no one pulls the plug on his sorry ass  48percenter   Dec-01-04 04:51 PM   #6 
  - I saw the parents interviewed a few months ago and they both  barb162   Dec-01-04 05:03 PM   #9 
  - at this point, it's probably medicade -- or somebody's insurance.  bettyellen   Dec-01-04 05:09 PM   #12 
  - She's a poster girl of the right wing....  trapper914   Dec-02-04 08:22 AM   #36 
  - Yeah...real "aware"  xpunkisneatx   Dec-01-04 05:45 PM   #19 
  - how old was the husband? Was he unconscious that 10 months?  barb162   Dec-02-04 01:07 PM   #40 
     - It sure is. The part of her brain that initiates reflexes is still  janx   Dec-04-04 04:31 PM   #45 
  - Settlement  Born_A_Truman   Dec-01-04 07:19 PM   #24 
  - In my opinion  Bouncy Ball   Dec-01-04 05:11 PM   #14 
  - Make sure you have a Living Will  malaise   Dec-01-04 06:43 PM   #20 
     - Good advice. Save your family the burden of the decision.  Inland   Dec-01-04 06:53 PM   #22 
  - Doesn't look to be a federal question here  depakid   Dec-01-04 07:00 PM   #23 
  - Religious Fundies  HockeyMom   Dec-01-04 07:37 PM   #25 
  - You might want to look at the Cruzan case  depakid   Dec-02-04 08:14 AM   #33 
  - It's over  OldLeftieLawyer   Dec-04-04 07:24 PM   #62 
     - Do you know how long it generally takes them to decide  janx   Dec-04-04 07:27 PM   #65 
        - My guess is that ......  OldLeftieLawyer   Dec-04-04 07:33 PM   #70 
           - Why would it take so long?  janx   Dec-04-04 07:41 PM   #73 
              - Because that's how it's done  OldLeftieLawyer   Dec-04-04 07:52 PM   #74 
                 - Doesn't there have to be a FEDERAL aspect to the case  janx   Dec-04-04 07:58 PM   #75 
                    - There are a number of requisite conditions  OldLeftieLawyer   Dec-04-04 08:00 PM   #76 
                       - Sorry...  janx   Dec-04-04 08:05 PM   #77 
                          - just a quick note  depakid   Dec-04-04 08:16 PM   #78 
                             - There was some shuffling of guardians at some point, I think.  janx   Dec-04-04 08:25 PM   #79 
                                - Not necessarily  depakid   Dec-04-04 08:38 PM   #81 
                                   - Thanks--but I wish I felt better about this.  janx   Dec-04-04 08:47 PM   #82 
  - Torn on this particular case...  davis_islander   Dec-01-04 08:20 PM   #26 
  - "If I want to go out, it's MY decision to make..."  IStriker   Dec-01-04 08:57 PM   #29 
  - The republican thing to do...  Must_B_Free   Dec-01-04 08:28 PM   #27 
  - Marriage is a state licensed contract between adults  Erika   Dec-01-04 10:53 PM   #30 
  - Mr. Shiavo 'terminated' his 'marriage contract'  RadFemFL   Dec-02-04 08:18 AM   #35 
     - What money? He already got his..SHE only received  recoveringrepublican   Dec-04-04 04:35 PM   #47 
     - I admire that guy.  janx   Dec-04-04 04:40 PM   #48 
        - I agree, there is no money...if that was all he was after  recoveringrepublican   Dec-04-04 07:12 PM   #57 
     - This is the part that bothers me  alarimer   Dec-04-04 05:28 PM   #51 
     - Maybe there is a nurse reading this to correct me  recoveringrepublican   Dec-04-04 07:17 PM   #59 
     - Oh, bite me  OldLeftieLawyer   Dec-04-04 07:27 PM   #66 
  - It's wrong to starve someone to death.  noonwitch   Dec-02-04 08:06 AM   #32 
  - About that video  trapper914   Dec-02-04 08:28 AM   #38 
  - But, but I thought the Republicans were in favor of strengthening  lawladyprof   Dec-02-04 08:16 AM   #34 
  - A Living Will is not enough. Everyone should  crappy diem   Dec-02-04 02:15 PM   #41 
  - this is about JEB's 'morals' being MADE INTO LAW  HuffleClaw   Dec-02-04 02:37 PM   #42 
  - This is part of the "culture of life"  ernstbass   Dec-02-04 03:39 PM   #43 
  - Do the Bushes think they are gods?!  janx   Dec-04-04 04:16 PM   #44 
  - Does anyone know when the USSC will decide whether or not  janx   Dec-04-04 04:34 PM   #46 
  - I'd hate to be Solomon on this one...  rhyfeddu   Dec-04-04 04:51 PM   #49 
  - Want some free legal help?  OldLeftieLawyer   Dec-04-04 07:30 PM   #69 
  - If her husband doesn't want her, he should give her back to her parents.  Kimber Scott   Dec-04-04 06:32 PM   #52 
     - What her husband wants  janx   Dec-04-04 06:58 PM   #54 
        - If there were no insurance money, no new family, no parents dying over  Kimber Scott   Dec-04-04 07:04 PM   #55 
           - You are contradicting yourself.  janx   Dec-04-04 07:14 PM   #58 
              - You're right,  moobu2   Dec-04-04 07:30 PM   #68 
                 - Take a look at this to see the lengths to which they will go:  janx   Dec-04-04 08:27 PM   #80 
                    - What are you talking about?  infusionman   Dec-04-04 09:51 PM   #83 
 

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