Ten years after Terri Schiavo was ordered to be made dead by the state, there remains an open wound that is only festering as the state continues to become the servant of the powerful in an expanding arena of war by the strong against the weak.
Propagandists tell us that "extraordinary medical treatment" was withdrawn so that she could "die with dignity". Pardon me while I pause from writing this to receive some "medical treatment" from my kitchen in the form of a glass of a glass of tap water and a sandwich from the fridge. Food and drink are not "medical treatment" but basic human rights. What was denied Terri Schiavo was nothing extraordinary, but simply a drink of water. She was,...READ MORE