|Mary Schindler (right) and her daughter, Suzanne Vitadamo, staff the Terri Schindler Schiavo Foundation in St. Petersburg, Fla. The foundation is committed to telling the story of the life and death of Terri, who was dehydrated to death in March 2005.Photo by Joni B. Hannigan/Florida Baptist Witness |
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (BP)--After years of legal maneuvers, a failed act of Congress and an emotional and highly publicized conflict between her parents and her husband, Terri Schindler Schiavo died March 31, 2005, at a hospice in Pinellas Park, Fla.
A year later, the orange fences that kept protestors away from hospice property are a distant memory. The on-site protests represented an unknown number of people across the country who believed that dehydrating to death the brain-damaged 40-year-old woman was immoral, unethical and should be against the law. Read More