Terri Schiavo, before
Here is my question:
Why can't Michael Schiavo just be allowed to divorce his wife? And get on with abusing other women. Like the girlfriend he had right after Terri's "accident."
If you're going to create legislation to get Terri back on the feeding tube, why not just grant Michael a divorce, so her parents can assume all responsibility for her the way they want to.
That would solve a lot. I'm sure the answer is found somewhere in that murky legal quagmmire of responsibility when one spouse can no longer write his or her name on a document and no one has power of attorney.
But back to Michael. I am intrigued by the possibility that Terri was strangled to the point of asphyxiation and subsequent brain damage by a husband who was probably upset that she wanted a divorce. Ever since, he's been trying to say she had an eating disorder and that's what brought on her coronary problems.
Oh, and if she dies he's not allowing an autopsy of her body. Straight to cremation.
By the way did you know there is a $750K medical fund that Terri acquired via a medical malpractice lawsuit which is payable to her inheritor when she dies. Gee, wonder who that would be?
Michael Baden, the eminent forensic medical examiner who often appears on AUTOPSY for HBO, felt Schiavo should have been arrested for trying to kill his wife, based on X-rays he reviewed of her body following her "heart attack," which showed multiple traumatic injuries.
Can't somebody come up with a way for this creep to get on with his life. And spare his wife an unpleasant death.