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Lawmakers Less Sure of Schiavo Law

Some Florida state legislators announce that they regret their votes last year that kept alive an incapacitated woman, against court orders and her husband's wishes. They say they voted under pressure and are refusing to support those who want to make the law apply to others in Florida. NPR's Phillip Davis reports.

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Phillip Davis
Correspondent Phillip Davis covers South Florida and beyond for NPR. He joined NPR in January 1993, and has reported on such topics as the Elian Gonzalez affair, the disputed 2000 presidential election, and the growing cultural diversity of South Florida. Davis has also filed reports from England, West Africa, and South America for NPR. His pieces can be heard on NPR's award-winning newsmagazines Morning Edition, Weekend Edition, and All Things Considered.
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