Monday, March 07, 2005

Human Dignity on Trial

Doug Groothuis, a professor of Philosophy at Denver Seminary has just written an editorial on the Terri Schiavo case for The Rocky Mountain News.

In a hospice in Pinellas Park, Fla., lives a young woman who is quite alive, yet quite unlike most of you reading these words. Since 1990, she has not been able to swallow or to communicate as most of us do.

However, she smiles and cries, kisses her parents and utters a few simple words. She is not on life support. She receives nutrition through a tube instead of chewing and swallowing. She is not in a coma. She is not in a persistent vegetative state as defined by Florida law.

To read the rest of the article, click here.



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