Please don't feed the bird...
Jackboots echo down the hospice hall. The Boys in Blue do their stalwart best to...what?
Keep deeds of charity from being done.
Terry Schiavo's brother's testimony (I believe it was on Glenn Beck's show) was that if one had even tried to moisten her lips with a chip of ice, that one would have been arrested.
Not to grant Terry messianic status, but even Jesus got a better break: they gave him a sip of sour wine.
Wow, what a police detail to be on: keeping a dying woman from receiving aid and succour from loving family and friends. Blue could become a very unpopular color.
I really like symmetry. Here's a thought: come April 15th, pull the government's feeding tube! The basic promotion and protection of "life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness" is apparently a fleeting whim now, good only for trotting out on National Holidays.