January 10, 2006

From 'mercy killing' to 'domestic violence': Shirley Harrison, the Chicago media and Not Dead Yet

Shirley Harrison was shot to death by her husband after she'd had a stroke. The media labeled it a "mercy killing." Not Dead Yet activists were outraged. Steve Drake of Not Dead Yet reports on what happened.

This story was originally published in the spring of 2002 in Ragged Edge magazine.

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Posted on January 10, 2006