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Court allows new Schiavo hearing


TONY JONES: The family of a severely brain-damaged Florida woman has won the right to have its case
against the removal of her feeding tube heard in an appeals court. 41-year-old Terri Schiavo has
now been without food or water for 13 days. The new appeal will consider the history of the case,
rather than whether previous hearings have adhered to proper legal procedure. Her family remains
hopeful she'll survive.

BOB SCHINDLER, TERRI SCHIAVO'S FATHER: I pray to God that she continues to have the strength to go
on. Her functions, her body functions, are still working and she's alert. So we still have her and
it's not too late to save her.

TONY JONES: Terri Schiavo's husband, Michael, and her parents have been locked in a seven-year
legal dispute over whether she should be left to die. The case has been a drawcard for evangelical
Christians and conservative politicians who say that letting her die would be murder.