Nation Topics - Reproductive Rights
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In South Dakota, prochoicers are fighting back with a bipartisan
initiative challenging the abortion ban and a grassroots effort
that has put progressive Native American women on the ballot.
Before the South Dakota legislature passed landmark legislation banning
abortion, it commissioned an objective study of the issue. The result,
a flawed and one-sided report, could fuel the fight to challenge the
law in court.
In his captivating new book Absolute Convictions, Eyal Press explores the links between his hometown's post-Vietnam decline and its emergence as a battlefield in the national crusade against abortion.
Relishing Samuel Alito's impact on the Supreme Court, pro-life bloggers
are already laying strategies to win hearts and minds in a transformed
As prochoicers seek to reframe their arguments, injecting more moralism
into the antiabortion debate will not keep abortion legal and
What's at stake for women if Samuel Alito is confirmed to the US
Supreme Court? Reproductive rights are only the tip of the iceberg.
Tsunami. Hurricane. Earthquake. War. Poverty. Injustice. It's been a
tough year, but here's a list of extraordinary groups who deserve a
place on your holiday gift list.
If Samuel Alito is confirmed to the US Supreme Court, his impact on
limiting reproductive rights would be certain and swift, due to his
record and to two key abortion rights cases making their way to the
The right has ushered in a moment of cult celebrity for the pre-born.
But let's not be seduced by this idea of personhood. Remember the poor
and not-so-perfect post-born children of America? Aren't they persons,
Questions for Supreme Court nominee Samuel A. Alito Jr.: What are the
rights of an individual before the law? Are these rights any
different from what Alito views as the rights of a corporation?