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BREAKING NEWS ~ Schiavo parents file arguments in new federal appeal

[JURIST] AP is reporting that Terri Schiavo's parents have now filed arguments in their appeal of this morning's federal district court denial of their second emergency request [JURIST report] to reconnect their daughter's feeding tube. In court papers they have told the US Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals that their brain-damaged daughter's due process and religious rights are being violated.

1:37 PM ET - AP now has more. Bob Schindler, Terri Schiavo's father, earlier made a brief statement to reporters on their Eleventh Circuit case [ABC WTSP-TV video report].

8:31 PM ET - Read the Schindler's appeal brief [PDF].

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