Bobby Schindler: Defending the Dignity of the Disabled and Medically Vulnerable

In 2005, 26 year old Terri Schiavo experienced an unexplained collapse, while at home alone with her husband, leaving her mentally and physically handicapped. After a short period of time, her husband lost interest in caring for her and took legal action to withhold basic medical care, even though she was not dying and was not suffering from a life threatening disease. We will hear her brother Bobby share Terri’s story, a story that compels us to consider deeper questions on the dignity and value of life, especially when a person becomes disabled.

This video is a part of the Heart2Heart Educational Program, a program of Illinois Right to Life. The Heart2Heart Program is a free online library of professionally filmed videos that serve to teach students pro-life values on various pro-life issues, ranging from abortion to adoption to physician assisted suicide. To access the program, including the other videos and educational materials, visit