Schiavo Case Draws Support from Anti-Abortion Movement In Florida, the battle continues over whether Terri Schiavo should be allowed to die. Michael Schiavo says his wife, who has been in a vegetative state for 13 years, should be allowed to die. Her parents have fought, so far successfully, to keep Terri alive. In their battle to keep her alive, Schiavo's parents have found support from the anti-abortion rights movement. NPR's Phillip Davis reports.