This may be the end of the road for Terri. Her parents had their hopes dashed again today when the 11th Circuit, after a middle of the night statement that they would hear the case, turned it down 15 hours later.
There is something wrong with this interpretation of the Constitution (from above link):
Birch went on to scold President Bush and Congress for their attempts to intervene in the judicial process, by saying: "In resolving the Schiavo controversy, it is my judgment that, despite sincere and altruistic motivation, the legislative and executive branches of our government have acted in a manner demonstrably at odds with our Founding Fathers' blueprint for the governance of a free people - our Constitution."Does our Constitution give the judicial branch higher standing than the other two branches? Does it say that we should lie down like dogs in front of the judges, worshipping their rulings? Does it say that their law should be the law of the land, higher than God's law, higher than morality, so that if they rule that a disabled woman should be cruelly left to die of thirst and hunger the other two branches should quietly acquiesce?