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Drum Bunny
Posted on 2005.03.24 at 12:31
-- U.S. Supreme Court refuses to intervene in Terri Schiavo case. Lower court decision to remove feeding tube stands.


okay, that's better.

Comments:


She shoots, SHE SCORES!!
pisceandreamer at 2005-03-24 17:49 (UTC) (Permanent link)
Yes, fortunately our judicial system does work even when our legislatures have their heads stuck where the sun don't shine. The checks & balances thing does actually work on occasion.

This is just so sad all around. We actually had a similar case here in Virginia about 6 years ago and the Governor tried to get involved. The courts basically told him to go jump in a lake, and made the state pay the additional legal costs that the surviving spouse had to incur because of the Governor got involved.

Simply Stan
paperpath at 2005-03-25 15:54 (UTC) (Permanent link)
Yeah. Hurray for checks and balances. It's easy to freak out a bit when the pendulum seems to be swinging too far past our comfort zone but that's what pendulums do. I know that I need to remember this and not overreact or overcompensate when things look out of balance.

Steer small; that's the idea.
venostomy at 2005-03-24 17:55 (UTC) (Permanent link)
oh good.
bookishgal at 2005-03-24 18:11 (UTC) (Permanent link)
I was relieved when I heard that. I feel for her family, I really do. I just hope that they find some peace but they should just let her go.

Simply Stan
paperpath at 2005-03-25 15:49 (UTC) (Permanent link)
As hard as it is, there comes a time when one must let go. I think that sometimes people forget that.
I wish that peace for them too.
Humor me
nephthys510 at 2005-03-25 03:41 (UTC) (Permanent link)
hark, do I sense some sanity??
Simply Stan
paperpath at 2005-03-25 15:45 (UTC) (Permanent link)
Perhaps sanity harkens after all. It'd be a nice change from the staus quo, wouldn't you say? :)
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