A Family At War

After the Florida legislature thrust itself last week into the debate over whether Terri Schiavo should be allowed to die, by authorizing Governor Jeb Bush to order the reinsertion of her feeding tube, the acrimonious battle entered a new and possibly protracted round in the courts. But in the court of public opinion, at least, the finger-pointing over what led to Terri's 1990 collapse at age 26 could get nastier. Her parents, Bob and Mary Schindler (who want her kept alive), have suggested that her husband Michael Schiavo (who insists she would not have wanted to live in her vegetative state)...

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