PINELLAS PARK, Fla. (AP)_A woman outside Terri Schiavo's Florida hospice calls today's decision by a federal judge "terrible." In the woman's words, "They're going to talk and talk and she's going to die."
The judge in Tampa is refusing a request by Schiavo's parents that the brain-damaged woman's feeding tube be re-inserted. The tube was taken out by state court order last Friday. And doctors have said Schiavo might only live a week or two without it.
Terri Schiavo's brother, Bobby Schindler, tells NBC the ruling leaves him "at a loss for words." He says the family will appeal to a federal court in Atlanta.
Schindler says it's "barbaric" that his sister is being "slowly starved to death for no reason." He says what's happening is "not Terri's will" and that she should be given an attorney.
Terri Schiavo's husband Michael insists she wouldn't want to be kept alive artificially.