Nation Topics - Reproductive Rights
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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.
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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?
Feminists for Life fails to acknowledge women as moral agents. And in that sense, they aren't feminists at all.
Whether or not Roberts would overturn Roe, his judicial conservatism provides ample cause for concern.
Should pro-choicers just give up and let Roe go?
The FDA's refusal to issue a decision on Plan B reflects
the influence of the Christian right over Bush Administration policy.
Reframing abortion takes the issue out of its real-life context, which is the experience of women.
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