Bioethics Report

Bioethics Report
Bobby Schindler is President of the Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network and Associate Scholar at the Charlotte Lozier Institute.

#8 Victoria Arlen’s incredible experience
Aug 31, 2018 • 4 min
Reflecting on Victoria Arlen’s triumph, taking her first steps after experiencing paralysis for a decade and living in a “locked in” state. ESPN profiles Victoria:…
#7 On Jahi McMath’s Death
Jul 7, 2018 • 10 min
Reflecting on Jahi McMath’s life, death, and importance.
#6 Interview: “Simon’s Law” and parental rights
Jun 28, 2018 • 8 min
A brief interview with Sheryl Crosier and Kayre Perez at the National Right to Life Convention in Kansas City on “Simon’s Law” and parental rights. “Simon’s Law” is named for a medically fragile baby born with Trisomy 18 and apnea (breathing difficulty),…
#5 Isn’t food and water basic?
Jun 12, 2018 • 2 min
Why food and water should be understood as a basic and ordinary form of care, and not as a “medical treatment” that’s always equivalent to extraordinary life support.
#4 Power of perspective
Jun 6, 2018 • 2 min
Improving our culture starts with reconsidering our own attitudes, our own potentially oppressive biases, and embracing a more life-affirming attitude toward our most vulnerable brothers and sisters.
#3 Terri Schiavo’s Story
Jun 1, 2018 • 9 min
The name “Terri Schiavo” became seared into America’s national memory, and into the history of both the “right to life” and “right to die” movements. But it’s now been more than a decade since her death, and many are now too young to remember her story.…
#2 Reflecting on the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast
May 25, 2018 • 6 min
I attended the May 24, 2018 National Catholic Prayer Breakfast in Washington, DC. Sharing some of my thoughts and reactions on this event after my first time attending it.
#1 Starting
May 23, 2018 • 2 min
I’m President of the Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network, which serves medically vulnerable persons at risk of a variety of denial of basic care situations. I’m also an associate scholar at the Charlotte Lozier Institute, where I write about bioethical…