Bush signd a law to cut life support over a families objection

A patient's inability to pay for medical care combined with a prognosis that renders further care futile are two reasons a hospital might suggest cutting off life support, the chief medical officer at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital said Monday.
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So apparently there is plenty of cash somewhere to continue Terri Schiavo's care indefinitely. Otherwise the Republicans wouldn't be so adamant about keeping her tethered to machinery. I KNEW there had to be money involved somewhere. Otherwise DeLay and his minions would have turned a blind eye and a deaf ear to her situation just as they did to little Sun Hudson.

But if money isn't their motivation what could it be? Try this on for size:
ABC News has obtained talking points circulated among Republican senators explaining why they should vote to intervene in the Schiavo case. Among them: "This is an important moral issue and the pro-life base will be excited..." and "This is a great political issue... this is a tough issue for Democrats."
Ahh - that explains it.

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