“She certainly seems to respond to visual stimuli.” Dr. Bill Frist, Senator from TN.
Thogmartin says her brain was “profoundly atrophied” – and that the damage was “irreversable.” He also says, “The vision centers of her brain were dead” – meaning she was blind.
Pinellas-Pasco Medical Examiner Jon Thogmartin on the Schiavo autopsy.
In the decade since I left the Senate, American politics has been characterized by two phenomena: the increased activism of the Christian right, especially in the Republican Party, and the collapse of bipartisan collegiality. I do not think it is a stretch to suggest a relationship between the two.
Former Senator John Danforth, Republican
Who also said:
Following a Lord who reached out in compassion to all human beings, we oppose amending the Constitution in a way that would humiliate homosexuals...