Skip to main content

The Rule of Law they cried…while Terri Died

By Deacon Keith Fournier
© Third Millennium, LLC
Catholic Online


“For the mystery of lawlessness is already at work…”
St Pauls’ second letter to the Thessalonians


The eyes of the world watched,
As one more judge ruled for death over life

The Rule of Law they cried…while Terri Died

Who is this one who cannot speak?
She is a vegetable, of no use in this world of power and utility

The Rule of Law they cried…while Terri Died

Forget the smile; it has no productive value, disregard the mothers’ plea, misguided sentiment

The Rule of Law they cried…while Terri Died

The one on the bench, the blind guide leading the blind, has the power now in this brave new world unanchored from truth; his word is the sword

The Rule of Law they cried…while Terri Died

All this talk of religion and solidarity be damned, let the one who cast the bride aside decide

The Rule of Law they cried…while Terri Died

The triumph of the Will ascends, the meek and the weak shudder, the reign of lawlessness begins

The Rule of Law they cried…while Terri Died


Third Millennium, LLC  VA, US
Deacon Keith Fournier - Deacon, 757 546-9580



Terri Schiavo

Rate This Article

Very Helpful Somewhat Helpful Not Helpful at All

Yes, I am Interested No, I am not Interested

Rate Article


Leave a Comment

Comments submitted must be civil, remain on-topic and not violate any laws including copyright. We reserve the right to delete any comments which are abusive, inappropriate or not constructive to the discussion.

Though we invite robust discussion, we reserve the right to not publish any comment which denigrates the human person, undermines marriage and the family, or advocates for positions which openly oppose the teaching of the Catholic Church.

This is a supervised forum and the Editors of Catholic Online retain the right to direct it.

We also reserve the right to block any commenter for repeated violations. Your email address is required to post, but it will not be published on the site.

We ask that you NOT post your comment more than once. Catholic Online is growing and our ability to review all comments sometimes results in a delay in their publication.

Send me important information from Catholic Online and it's partners. See Sample

Post Comment

Newsletter Sign Up

Daily Readings

Reading 1, Jeremiah 1:17-19
'As for you, prepare yourself for action. Stand up and tell ... Read More

Psalm, Psalms 71:1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 15, 17
In you, Yahweh, I take refuge, I shall never be put to shame. ... Read More

Gospel, Mark 6:17-29
Read More

Saint of the Day

August 29 Saint of the Day

St. Sabina
August 29: St. Sabina's feast day is August 29th. We know St. Sabina only ... Read More