Bobby Schindler, M.S. and Tom Shakely

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13 Years After They Starved My Sister to Death, We Must Never Forget Terri Schiavo
Washington, DC | 3/30/18

Every year, I write to honor my sister, Terri Schiavo, on March 31st, the anniversary of her death. For those who do not remember, Terri, at the age of 26, experienced a still inexplicable collapse resulting in a severe brain injury. Terri’s case and condition continue to be inaccurately reported. For example, reports falsely suggesting Terri variously had a terminal condition, needed “machines,” was in a coma, or even was outright “brain dead” are all incorrect.

Shocking Report Shows Patients Being Starved to Death as Food and Water Redefined as Medical Treatment
Washington, DC | 12/1/17

A new report by Charlotte Lozier Institute (CLI) Associate Scholar Bobby Schindler sheds light on the widespread legality of euthanasia by denial of food and water as well as recent legislative attempts to redefine these basic, ordinary needs as medical treatment, calling on the medical and legal communities to bring their approach to states of diminished consciousness into line with current neuroscience and to protect vulnerable patients’ human rights.

Disabled Man’s Wife Decides It’s in His “Best Interest” to Starve Him to Death
Washington, DC | 9/6/17

Earlier this year, I was contacted through the Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network’s National Crisis Lifeline by a distraught family member. A woman wanted to end her disabled husband’s life.

Wesley Smith Joins Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network Board of Directors
Washington, DC | 8/28/17

The Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network is pleased to announce that Wesley J. Smith, international public speaker and Senior Fellow at the Discovery Institute’s Center for Human Exceptionalism, has joined the Network’s Board of Directors.

Terri Schiavo’s Brother Meets With Charlie Gard and His Parents to Fight For His Life
London, England | 7/10/17

I've been in London more than three days now, doing whatever I can to advocate for little Charlie Gard. I met his parents, Chris and Connie, and was blessed to be able to meet little Charlie on Saturday. He's as cute as any little kid his age, and his parents love for him is so clear.

Terri Schiavo’s Brother on Charlie Gard: Why Do Judges and Bureaucrats Decide if He Lives or Dies
Washington, DC | 7/1/17

The following is a statement from Terri Schiavo's brother Bobby Schindler:

Oregon Bill Allows Starving Mentally Ill Patients to Death
Salem, Oregon | 5/22/17

We’re living through a time when there seems to be something new and alarming in the news every day. Our media cycle is dominated by the dramatic, and one consequence of this is that alarming events can unfold on the state and local level going unnoticed despite their ultimately national consequences.

12 Years After They Starved My Sister to Death, We Must Never Forget Terri Schiavo
Washington, DC | 3/30/17

Every year, I write to honor my sister, Terri Schiavo, on March 31st, the anniversary of her death, and reflect on the state of our nation when it comes to the treatment of our medically vulnerable.

Are You the Next Terri Schiavo? In Most States There is No Guarantee You’ll Get Food and Water
Washington, DC | 12/9/16

Donald Trump will soon be President Trump. In light of this, it’s worth examining the potential impact of one of his most frequent promises: the replacement of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

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