CLEARWATER, FL August 19, 2003 ( – Attorney Pat Anderson, representing the parents and siblings of Terri Schindler-Schiavo, filed an Emergency Motion for Stay last week in the Florida Supreme Court Pending Discretionary Review. In essence, Ms. Anderson is requesting that the Supreme Court halt further attempts to end Terri’s Life until the court decides if it will review the case.  Ms. Schiavo’s parents and siblings believe the courts (specifically Judge George Greer of Pinellas) have shown extreme bias in favor of Terri’s husband, Michael Schiavo who along with his new girlfriend wishes his ex-wife’s feeding tube removed. Though video evidence has been submitted of Terri responding to doctors and family members, Judge Greer has determined her responses to be reflexive or “inconsistent”.  The family is seeking assistance from Florida’s Governor, Jeb Bush and the Attorney General, Charlie Crist in the case. To date, upwards of 22,000 petitions asking the Governor to intervene have been signed and submitted to the Capitol.  Terri Schiavo suffered a collapse in 1990 that deprived her brain of oxygen for several minutes, causing brain damage. She receives nutrition and hydration via a feeding tube but is receiving no other life-support measures. Her husband has petitioned the Florida courts to remove her feeding tube, stating she wouldn’t want to be kept alive artificially.  Terri’s parents and siblings have, for years, tried to block his efforts, citing 13 physicians who say Terri can recover with proper therapy.  In a concerning new development, Terri was moved from the Hospice facility to a Clearwater, Florida hospital on Wednesday, August 13, 2003. Her parents and siblings were never notified. Additionally, information regarding Terri’s medical condition is being withheld from the family by order of Terri’s husband.  See local coverage: