(The Dialog) — Citizens in states all over the country need to be aware of efforts to remove their medical liberties, a pro-life activist said April 28 in Middletown. Bobby Schindler, whose sister, Terri Schiavo, died 17 years ago after a protracted legal fight about her medical care, addressed the annual dinner for Delaware Right to Life.
What happened to Schiavo is happening every day in our healthcare system, Schindler said. Treatment decisions have shifted from families to healthcare providers, ethics committees and others.
Schiavo, who lived in Florida, collapsed in early 1990 and was diagnosed as being in a persistent vegetative state, which her parents and other family members disputed until she died on March 18, 2005, at the age of 41. CONTINUE