Author Archives: Headmistress

Where are the women’s rights groups?

It used to be possible for husbands to have their wives committed to mental instutions for infractions such as arguing with them about theology or not doing the housework (two genuine cases I just read about). Fortunately, this is no longer a common practice. Instead of mental institutions, one husband seems to be using the […]

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The Mini Schiavo Round-Up

According to our tracker, we have a number of new visitors who have come to the Common Room to read more about Terri Schiavo. For their benefit I’ve compiled a list of all the Schiavo related posts here, in a sort of miniature, Common Room specific round up.If you’re nice people, you’re welcome to stay […]

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A Round Up of Terri Schiavo Blogs

LaShawn Barber, a worthy blogger, is compiling a round-up of blogs addressing the Terri Schiavo case. Go check it out. If you find anything you think we should read or possibly include here, let us know in the comments section. Incidentally, LaShawn is well worth reading on many topics, so go, already. We’ll be here […]

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Whose Wishes, Part II

UPDATE: forgot to give the link to Whose Wishes, Part the First. Recently, on a Larry King show, Michael Schiavo was asked if he had spoken to or seen Terri’s parents. He said no. He was asked if he could understand what they, as parents, were going through. He replied, “M. SCHIAVO: Yes, I do. […]

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Bill Passes: Schindlers Want Terri’s Feeding Tube Reinserted

From Blogs for Terri: March 21, 2005“Bill Passes: Schindlers Want Terri’s Feeding Tube ReinsertedThe bill has passed, so let’s get the tube in and start rehabilitating Terri – starting with giving her a new guardian. Congress approved emergency legislation early Monday to let Terri Schiavo’s parents ask a federal judge to prolong Terri’s life, capping […]

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