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  1. Speaking of JebRead the original story

    5 min ago | Balloon Juice

    In his announcement Tuesday that he would explore a 2016 presidential bid, former Gov. Jeb Bush promised to focus on "ideas and policies that will expand opportunity and prosperity for all Americans." But he made no mention of his most controversial act during his two terms in office: his attempts to take custody of Terri Schiavo and overrule her husband Michael's decision to remove her feeding tube, fifteen years after cardiac arrest had left her in a vegetative state.

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  2. Terri Schiavo Still Haunts Jeb BushRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    ... Bush , then-U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-TN), and social conservative activists protested that Terri Schiavo was not in a persistent vegetative state. Later, an autopsy confirmed that she had been. He [Felos] also recalled that after ...

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  3. Terri Schiavo's Husband Speaks Out On Jeb Bush's Presidential BidRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    In his announcement Tuesday that he would explore a 2016 presidential bid, former Gov. Jeb Bush promised to focus on "ideas and policies that will expand opportunity and prosperity for all Americans." But he made no mention of his most controversial act during his two terms in office: his attempts to take custody of Terri Schiavo and overrule her husband Michael's decision to remove her feeding tube, fifteen years after cardiac arrest had left her in a vegetative state.

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  4. Jeb Bush a 'moderate'? Don't be sillyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... kinda way. He's conservative in the I-want-government-to-impose-my-values kinda way. When Terri Schiavo lay in a permanent vegetative state and her husband wanted to honor her wishes to let her die, Jeb tried to force a feeding tube back inside her ...

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  5. Lunch BuffetRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | The Washington Monthly

    ... Roundup of quotes about Jeb Bush's presidential ambitions includes one striking blast from the past: the late Terri Schiavo's widower is not a big fan of the pol who politicized his family's tragedy. * Fascinating account by Batya Ungar-Sargon at ...

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  6. Fact-checking Jeb Bush, possible 2016 presidential contenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Miami Herald

    ... in taxes and slashed thousands of state jobs. Bush had his failures, too -- including his effort to keep Terri Schiavo alive on a feeding tube. In 2005, the state Supreme Court struck down the state's school voucher program as unconstitutional, and ...

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  7. One Year Later, Jahi McMath Remains On Ventilator, Feeding Tubes After Fateful TonsillectomyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | CBS Local

    ... instances where families have gone to court over prolonging medical intervention? A: A Florida woman named Terri Schiavo often is associated with end-of-life legal fights. Schiavo collapsed at her home when she was 26 and was on life support from ...

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  8. 12/14/2014Read the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | Digby

    ... W was, and cannot be trusted with the power of high office. Case in point : Hours after a judge ordered that Terri Schiavo wasn't to be removed from her hospice, a team of Florida law enforcement agents was en route to seize her and have her feeding ...

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  9. Teen girl still hooked to machines 1 year laterRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | WBTV

    ... instances where families have gone to court over prolonging medical intervention? A: A Florida woman named Terri Schiavo often is associated with end-of-life legal fights. Schiavo collapsed at her home when she was 26 and was on life support from ...

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  10. a Moderate, Like Reagan and W:Read the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | BrothersJudd Blog

    ... He was a friend to gun owners: Florida's "Stand Your Ground" law was enacted on his watch. In the case of Terri Schiavo, a Florida woman deemed by many physicians to be in a persistent vegetative state, he intervened on the side of her parents -- ...

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  11. Jahi McMath update: Life support case, one year laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... instances where families have gone to court over prolonging medical intervention? A: A Florida woman named Terri Schiavo often is associated with end-of-life legal fights. Schiavo collapsed at her home when she was 26 and was on life support from ...

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  12. Why Jahi McMath's Family Still Has Hope a Year LaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    ... sued to keep her on life support. She eventually was moved to a long-term care facility in New Jersey. The Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network, which has supported McMath's family throughout the ordeal, said in October that the teen was "showing signs ...

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  13. Jahi McMath, Girl Declared Brain Dead After Tonsillectomy, Still On A Ventilator One Year LaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Switched

    ... instances where families have gone to court over prolonging medical intervention? A: A Florida woman named Terri Schiavo often is associated with end-of-life legal fights. Schiavo collapsed at her home when she was 26 and was on life support from ...

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  14. Making Sure Jahi Stays Dead?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | National Review Online

    ... something new about the elasticity of the brain-reminds me of the emotional intensity of those who wanted Terri Schiavo dehydrated to death. I bring this up because I suspect that the case will return to court sometime soon. Also, I think it is ...

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  15. Conservative, not Rightwing:Read the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | BrothersJudd Blog

    The governor who treated trial lawyers and teachers union leaders as enemies of the state? Who stripped job protections from civil servants? Who slashed taxes? Whose passion for privatization included enacting the nation's first statewide private school voucher program and extended to privatizing health care for the poor, prisons and child protection services? This "very good moderate Democrat" defied court after court to try and force the reinsertion of feeding tubes for brain-damaged Terri Schiavo and consistently backed more restrictions on abortions and fewer on gun ownership.

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  16. 5 Financial Documents Every 20-something Should HaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | On Wall Street

    ... a particular treatment or course of action and the matter could end up in court. This was the tragic case with Terri Schiavo, who was in her mid-20s when she collapsed and went into a coma. She did not have an advanced directive, which added to the ...

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  17. Fla Gay Marriage: Novel legal argument brought to bear...Read the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | PRWeb

    Gordon W. Watts, of Lakeland, Fla., who lost a 4-3 split decision on behalf of Terri Schiavo in 2005, permitted to submit Amicus brief in Fla Gay Marriage case in Federal Appeals Court, using novel 'Equal Protection' argument that makes strong arguments that 'Gay Marriage' can not withstand Constitutional Equal Protection review. Watts' brief is unique among the 'Conservative' briefs insofar as it seeks to correct some errors in law which are legitimate grievances of those seeking 'Same Sex' marriage, but defends popular Fla Law without comprising the definition of marriage as solely '1-man, 1-woman.'

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  18. Are right-to-die laws wrong for U.S.?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... doses of doctor-prescribed drugs since the state's Death With Dignity Act was enacted in 1997. 2005: The year Terri Schiavo died in a Pinellas Park hospice after doctors removed the feeding tube that had sustained the severely brain-damaged woman ...

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  19. UPG America Publishes New Consumer Brochure Entitled 'Living Wills and Advance Directives'Read the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | PR Log

    ... on artificial life support and received permission to have Nancy's feeding tube removed. In 1990, 26-year-old Terri Schiavo collapsed in her home. After ten weeks in a coma, Schiavo awoke in a persistent vegetative state. In 1998, Schiavo's husband ...

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  20. 11-3 Beach and Company Hour 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2011 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    ... and outside sources even parent sometimes. Get involved with for their own reason remember that person wasn't Terri Schiavo . That was kept alive for thirty something years in a medically induced coma ship machines were her husband wanted. The ...

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