Mansfield Fox

Law student. Yankees fan. Massive fraggle. Just living the American dream.

Monday, October 20, 2003

GIVEN THAT THEY'RE ALLOWING HER TO STARVE TO DEATH, isn't there something perverse about the fact that Terry Schiavo's doctors forbad her priest to administer last rights, on the grounds that the Host, when placed in her mouth, might cause choking or aspiration? I mean, since we've already decided that her life isn't worth preserving, why such hang-ups over how she's extinguished? Is choking to death really that much worse than starving to death?