The Schiavo Case
March 29, 2005 The phrase "Culture of Life" gathers a variety of positions into a single — and straining — tent. From a belief that life begins at conception to an opposition to physician-assisted suicide, disparate groups have protested the treatment of Terri Schiavo, the brain-damaged Florida woman whose feeding tube was removed.
March 27, 2005 Nine days after doctors removed the feeding tube from Terri Schiavo, the brain-damaged Florida woman, protesters become agitated amid reports that Schiavo is near death. Bob Schindler, Schiavo's father, has thanked the crowd and asked them to go home.
March 27, 2005 Nine days after Terri Schiavo's feeding tube was removed, her husband and parents release conflicting statements on her health. After the Schindlers' attorney said Schiavo's condition was deteriorating, the lawyer for Michael Schiavo said Terri Schiavo is not near death.
March 21, 2005 NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Dr. Jay Wolfson about the Terri Schiavo case. Wolfson is a professor of public health and law at the University of South Florida; in 2003, a Florida court appointed him to be Schiavo's guardian ad litem for a month.