JESSE JACKSON JOINS IN THE FIGHT FOR TERRI SCHIAVO
Cool. It's not often I side on Rev. Jesse Jackson's point of views or actions, but he's now joining the fight for Terri Schiavo's life:
The parents of brain-damaged Terri Schiavo were joined by prominent civil rights campaigner the Rev. Jesse Jackson on Tuesday in an 11th-hour appeal to Florida lawmakers to prolong her life.
But it was unlikely the Florida legislature would change its mind and intervene 11 days after Schiavo's feeding tube was removed, thrusting a long and bitter family feud over her fate into a highly politicized national spotlight.
"She is being starved to death, she is being dehydrated to death. That's immoral and unnecessary," Jackson told reporters after meeting Schiavo's parents, Bob and Mary Schindler, near the hospice in Pinellas Park where she is being cared for. (full article)