Bush role in end-of-life dispute as governor now 2016 issue


MIAMI (AP) - Jeb Bush was preparing to release the emails he sent and received as Florida governor when he was taken to task by a letter-writer to The Miami Herald.

The subject of many of the emails was Terri Schiavo (SHY'-voh). The letter-writer was her husband, Michael.

Bush's effort to stop Michael Schiavo from removing his brain-damaged wife's feeding tube was a defining moment of Bush's time in office.

Bush is a devout Catholic, and he sided with Terri Schiavo's parents in the end-of-life dispute.

Michael Schiavo said his wife didn't want to be kept alive artificially.

Now that Bush is heading toward a run for president, Michael Schiavo has re-emerged - saying he'll campaign against Bush and remind voters about his late wife's case.

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