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  • What Has Roe Done?

    03/05/2014 11:05:12 AM PST · by Kaslin · 7 replies ^ | March 5, 2014 | Kristan Hawkins
    As an abortion abolitionist, my goal is to not just make abortion an unthinkable option in the mind of every American, not to dramatically reduce the number of abortions, but to make abortion illegal. Yet, many pro-life Americans have trouble themselves envisioning this future, a one where every American, born or preborn, is welcomed in life and protected by law. A future where we go back to an America where preborn children are protected members of our society and, yet, move forward into an America that seeks to really help those women facing an unplanned, crisis pregnancy, ensuring she has...
  • ‘An emptiness inside me that was unexplainable’: Women share abortion regets on Roe anniversary

    01/25/2014 9:19:27 AM PST · by Morgana · 6 replies
    Life Site News ^ | Kirsten Andersen
    WASHINGTON, D.C., January 24, 2014 ( – It was a bitterly cold day in the nation’s capital Wednesday as thousands of pro-life Americans marched on the United States Supreme Court on the 41st anniversary of its Roe v. Wade decision, which legalized abortion nationwide. As the marchers braved single digit temperatures and a below zero wind chill to demand a reversal of Roe v. Wade, a group of 20 pro-abortion counter-protesters waited for them in front of the court, chanting shrilly, carrying coat hangers and signs that said “Keep your politics out of my” womb and “Dr. Tiller is my...
  • Democratic Party Chair Wishes Roe v. Wade a “Happy Birthday”

    01/22/2014 8:11:05 PM PST · by Morgana · 35 replies
    Life News ^ | Katharine Rosario
    A very sad phenomenon exists today, which is that the left conflates ‘women’s rights’ with killing unborn children in the womb. The two are in fact mutually exclusive, because there are no other rights without the right to life. That is true for unborn baby girls and unborn baby boys. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL)15%, a leftist poster-child, wished Roe v. Wade a happy 41st “birthday” today because of her “commitment to protecting women’s rights,” while women and men, young and old, marched on the National Mall toward the Supreme Court to defend life. wassermanschulzHas she stopped to think of...
  • Report: Abortions Drop 32 Percent From All-Time High as Roe Turns 41

    01/21/2014 3:42:23 PM PST · by Morgana · 4 replies
    Life News ^ | Tatiana Bergum, Steven Ertelt
    Today, the National Right to Life Committee issued a new report, “The State of Abortion in America.”The best news from the report is that abortions have dropped 32 percent from their all-time high as Roe vs. Wade turns 41. The report summarizes key legislative developments at the state and federal levels, finds that the annual number of abortions continues to decline, and shows that a majority continue to oppose the vast majority of abortions allowed under the doctrine of Roe v. Wade. prolifeimage45“While the most recent data indicate a decrease in the annual number of abortions, tragically, more than 3,000...
  • 56,662,169 Abortions in America Since Roe vs. Wade in 1973

    01/12/2014 10:57:33 PM PST · by Morgana · 8 replies
    Life News ^ | Randy O'Bannon, Ph.D.
    Given the trends seen in recent national reports, National Right to Life now believes that there have been over 56 million abortions since 1973. One critical piece of evidence in that calculation arrived in November of 2013, when the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported its latest national figures. It was important to find out whether the drop in abortions for 2009 seen by the CDC–4.6%–would continue in 2010. If it dropped again, we’d have some confidence that the 2009 figure wasn’t just some odd statistical aberration, that there really was some real and significant decline. It did. As...
  • ‘Pro-choice’ political science professor: ‘I think we are going to see Roe overturned’

    07/29/2013 8:01:25 PM PDT · by Morgana · 24 replies
    life site ^ | Ben Johnson
    WASHINGTON, D.C., July 29, 2013 ( – An academic observer believes the U.S. Supreme Court will seriously revise, or even repeal, Roe v. Wade within the next two years because the American people do not believe viability is the only criterion that should limit when a woman can procure an abortion. American University political science professor Karen O'Connor, who supports abortion-on-demand, told ABC News, "I think we are going to see Roe overturned." “I'm thinking 2015," she added. O'Connor said the number of cases “pending in the circuit court” makes it more likely the justices will take up a challenge...
  • A Roe by any Other Name

    06/28/2013 5:53:35 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies ^ | June 28, 2013 | Mona Charen
    Many commentators on United States v. Windsor have offered the view that the decision was not far-reaching, that it didn't enshrine same-sex marriage as a constitutional right and that therefore the struggle continues. Don't believe it for a minute. The contest is over. Windsor is a stealth Roe. It showed that five justices regard the arguments in behalf of traditional marriage to be nothing more than bigotry. It also revealed that those five will not be constrained by law or tradition from imposing their views on the nation at the next opportunity. Chief Justice Roberts attempted to limit the damage,...
  • Supreme Court Offers Mixed Verdict to Conservatives and Liberals

    06/28/2013 4:05:37 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 3 replies ^ | June 28, 2013 | Michael Barone
    This has been a big week for the Supreme Court. In four separate cases, it applied stricter scrutiny to racial quotas and preferences in higher education, overturned part of the Voting Rights Act, ruled unconstitutional the Defense of Marriage Act and dismissed an appeal of a case overturning California voters' ban on same-sex marriage. At the same time, it pointedly declined to declare that there is a constitutional right to same-sex marriage. There were victories and setbacks here for political and cultural conservatives and for political and cultural liberals. Only one of the four cases was decided by the familiar...
  • BREAKING: Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act Passes House, 228-196

    06/18/2013 5:03:07 PM PDT · by EXCH54FE · 16 replies
    Town Hall ^ | June 18, 2013 | Daniel Doherty
    Even though President Obama threatened to veto this bill hours before it passed the House of Representatives because he considers it to be “an assault on a woman’s right to choose” and “a direct challenge to Roe vs. Wade,” this is nonetheless still very good news for the pro-life community. Politico reports: The House Tuesday passed a bill that would ban most abortions nationwide after 20 weeks. The most far-reaching abortion legislation in the House in a decade, it was passed 228-196 mostly along party lines. The vote is largely symbolic: The bill will be dead on arrival in the...
  • The Growing Case For Life

    05/22/2013 3:21:30 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies ^ | May 22, 2013 | Paul Greenberg
    The jurisprudence of Her Honor Ruth Bader Ginsburg, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, may be only mediocre at best, but her candor deserves the highest praise. Every few years she'll pull back the judicial curtain and tell the rest of us what she thinks is really going on at the court. And shock anybody who can still be shocked at the court's motivations. Back in the summer of 2009, Madam Justice Ginsburg let the cat out of the bag, or rather the tiger, when she was talking about Roe v. Wade, the celebrated magna carta of abortion in...
  • Ginsburg: Roe Abortion Ruling Made for Easy Pro-Life Target

    05/13/2013 5:10:43 PM PDT · by Morgana · 10 replies
    Life News ^ | Steven Ertelt
    Over the weekend, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg complained that the decision in the Roe v Wade case that allowed virtually unlimited abortions was too overreaching. She grumbled that it was decided in such a way that it made for an easy target for pro-life advocates complaining about its extremity. From a report on her talk: “That was my concern, that the court had given opponents of access to abortion a target to aim at relentlessly,” she told a crowd of students. “… My criticism of Roe is that it seemed to have stopped the momentum that was on...
  • Choose Life, Choose a Family

    02/02/2013 1:39:04 PM PST · by Kaslin · 2 replies ^ | February 2, 2013 | Kathryn Lopez
    On the morning of the 40th anniversary of the Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade ruling, I felt a chill, and it wasn't the bitter cold. After Mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral, some 500 or so New Yorkers walked through the streets of Midtown Manhattan, in front of God, man and Grand Central Station, praying for life, love and mercy. Our prayers were not in judgment of others but that humanity may do better: that women and men may see better options than abortion and that God may forgive us for letting anyone think that she is alone and has no...
  • The 'Pansi-fication' of the Male Left

    01/29/2013 7:34:51 AM PST · by Kaslin · 46 replies ^ | January 28, 2013 | Kevin McCullough
    Leftist, liberal, and progressive men are ushering in the greatest pansi-fication and weakening of our nation in the modern era. Awkwardly refusing leadership in times of real crisis, the men of the left, are allowing women and children to literally be the mouthpiece and driving force behind the cause. They do so dishonestly, disingenuously, and they do so without discernment. In recent days the president hid behind the letters of four children that he claimed, "were really smart" to help shape his approach to reforms he claimed constitutional authority over, to implement in response to recent shootings. (Not ever having...
  • The Texas Woman Who Should be Dead (Link In Article From FreeRepublic)

    01/28/2013 9:00:47 AM PST · by Kaslin · 3 replies ^ | January 28, 2013 | Casey Mattox
    There is a 43-year-old woman, born in Texas, who should be dead right now. In fact, she should have never been born. Forty years ago, the Supreme Court decided that the Texas law that prevented Jane Roe from ending the life of her unborn daughter was unconstitutional. But by the time the Supreme Court issued its decision in 1973, she had already been born and adopted by a family—likely not knowing that all that ink spilled in Roe v. Wade was about her. Norma McCorvey is “Jane Roe.” She claimed then that her pregnancy was the result of...
  • A Tragic Anniversary's Unjust Deserts

    01/26/2013 6:43:03 AM PST · by Kaslin · 1 replies ^ | January 26, 2013 | Kathryn Lopez
    "We've been wandering in the desert for 40 years," declared Boston Cardinal Sean O'Malley. It was an ever-present reflection during the week that marked four decades of Roe v. Wade, the 1973 Supreme Court decision that established a woman's right to an abortion. Last week, Cardinal O'Malley led a Mass that began at least 24 hours of prayer and protest for thousands of people gathered at the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in our nation's capital. Are you, dear reader, sick of abortion, of the poverty of the discourse about the issue, the twisted politics that accompany it and where...
  • Happy 40th Anniversary, Baby (Roe vs. Wade)

    01/22/2013 6:29:41 PM PST · by Nachum · 12 replies
    Youtube ^ | 1/22/13 | ReproductiveRight100·
    To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade we didn't buy a ruby. Instead, the Center for Reproductive Rights asked Mehcad Brooks of the USA Network's "Necessary Roughness" and HBO's "True Blood" to prepare a special video message just for you. To learn more and to sign the Bill of Reproductive Rights visit
  • Abortion is Sexy? Barry White-esque Seduction Video Celebrates Roe v Wade Anniversary

    01/25/2013 12:14:24 PM PST · by EveningStar · 21 replies
    American Thinker ^ | January 25, 2013
    This commercial seems more like a celebration of consequence-free sex for men at the expense of unintended pregnancies being aborted as a form of birth control. Is this really the message of the 'women's rights movement' on the Left? What do you think?
  • Killing Begets More Killing

    01/23/2013 2:53:25 PM PST · by Kaslin · 5 replies ^ | January 23, 2013 | Ken Connor
    In the wake of the brutal, senseless tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the gun control debate is once again aflame in Washington, D.C. Advocates of strict gun control laws are taking advantage of the visceral, emotional nature of the event to push their agenda, while the NRA and their adherents have been put on the defensive. As frustrating as it is for supporters of responsible gun ownership to witness the irresponsible politicization of this issue, we are seeing how government reacts when free men cease to govern themselves with virtue and restraint. When the social consensus unravels and each...
  • Texas takes up abortion as Roe v. Wade hits 40th anniversary

    01/22/2013 9:42:37 AM PST · by wk4bush2004 · 4 replies
    AUSTIN -- Forty years ago the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its ruling in the case of Roe vs. Wade. The ruling confirmed that the right to privacy includes making your own personal medical decisions, including abortion. However the fight over abortion rights continues. One of the biggest is playing out among state lawmakers. Polls show most Americans still support the Supreme Court's ruling. According to a 2012 Gallup Poll, 77 percent think abortion should be legal in some or all circumstances. The battle at the Texas Capitol centers on just how far abortion rights should go. Several bills have...
  • Kids Write Obama on Abortion

    01/21/2013 5:27:16 AM PST · by Kaslin · 12 replies ^ | January 21, 2013 | Mike Adams
    I’m getting sick and tired of the Obama administration using children selectively in order to help the president advocate his public policy positions. As I sat and watched his recent press conference, I finally understood his opposition to the Iraq War. It seems he and the late President Hussein are kindred spirits who share more than just a name. They share a sick penchant for using children as human shields in the middle of war. And make no mistake about it; America is currently at war with itself on many different fronts. As I sat and watched Obama surrounded by...
  • Almost 150 Newtowns, Every Single Day

    01/20/2013 6:27:19 AM PST · by Kaslin · 17 replies ^ | January 20, 2013 | Alex Cortez
    This week is the 40th anniversary of Roe vs. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion in America. Since the decision, over 56 million innocent children have been aborted, an average of 3,835 lives per day. That’s worth repeating: Every day around 3,835 innocent lives are taken by abortion, higher than any other cause, and yet this sad fact is known by so few of the public or rarely reported by the media. In contrast, consider the public attention brought to Adam Lanza’s shooting spree in Newtown, Connecticut just over a month ago that took the lives of...
  • Stand For Life

    01/14/2013 3:10:59 AM PST · by Kaslin · 6 replies ^ | January 14, 2013 | Mike Adams
    Editor’s note: Dr. Adams will speak at Christ Church Lutheran Church in Phoenix, AZ on January 19. The speech, which is part of the Voices for the Voiceless "Redefine" Conference, will begin shortly after the conference opens at 8 am. Dr. Adams will then go to Minneapolis to speak at the Minnesota Youth for Life Conference on January 21. The all-day conference will be at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. A former student recently emailed that she was disappointed that I had gotten so heavily involved with the student pro-life movement in recent years. She said she could remember a...
  • Roe v Wade, Forty Years After

    01/14/2013 3:00:31 AM PST · by Kaslin · 9 replies ^ | January 14, 2013 | Star Parker
    The number forty has great significance in the Bible. Perhaps best known is the forty years that the Israelites were condemned to wander in the desert before being permitted entry into the Promised Land. Maybe this mystical quantity will bear significance as we note, this month, the fortieth year since the Roe v Wade decision legalized abortion in America. Forty years we have lived with the silent, and sometimes not so silent, holocaust in our midst as the lives of 55 million innocent and unborn children have been killed, plucked from their journey to enter this world. Who were they?...
  • Borked

    01/03/2013 7:09:52 AM PST · by Kaslin · 5 replies ^ | January 3, 2012 | Ken Blackwell
    Most of us would be honored to have our name become a verb. Especially those of us in public life. But that is not how Judge Robert H. Bork got into the dictionary. He was "borked" when President Reagan nominated him to the U.S. Supreme Court. No sooner had the announcement been made by the White House on July 1, 1987, than Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.) raced to the Senate floor to denounce the distinguished judge and former Yale Law Professor. In Robert Bork's America, Kennedy roared, blacks would once again sit in the back of the bus, rogue...
  • Republicans’ Easy Way to Defuse Social Issues

    12/10/2012 5:02:20 AM PST · by Kaslin · 19 replies ^ | December 10, 2012 | Bruce Bialosky
    This is part two of a column on the state of Republicanism and how they should move forward.In 1973, the Supreme Court issued one of their worst rulings ever in Roe v. Wade. Largely made from “whole cloth,” the ruling has started a 40-year fight over abortion that unnecessarily has divided this country. If Republican principles were in place on this issue, then there would be a heated discussion; but the core of the fight would be defused and the issue would be handled at the state level where it properly belongs and where other issues should be handled. Without...
  • Thanks to The Roberts Ruling, All That's Left Is Managing The Decline

    07/04/2012 7:34:09 AM PDT · by OneVike · 70 replies
    GATE ^ | 7/4/2012 | Chuck Wolk
    If your planning on celebrating Independence Day today, I would suggest you do so as if you were attending a wake. After all, every reason we used to celebrate it has been destroyed. All those who died to defend the flag have died in vain, and those still fighting must ask themselves what are they putting their lives on the line for. I suggest they are now fighting for a future of rulers of America that will be managing the decline. I used to celebrate the 4th of July by enjoying the freedom I was given by those who...
  • What My New Amplifier Taught Me about Abortion

    03/12/2012 3:56:43 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 41 replies ^ | March 12, 2012 | Mike Adams
    Author’s note: This column is based on a metaphor I stole from Scott Klusendorf. As such, I owe him and Oliva V and a trip to the Texas Roadhouse.Like most of you, I try to be financially responsible. For example, I pay my IRS estimated pre-payments well in advance. I also make conservative estimates of what I owe the IRS. Therefore, I usually end up getting a nice tax refund. When I get it back, I buy something I really don’t need. Two years ago, it was a Fender Telecaster. Last year, it was a Fender Stratocaster. I don’t mind...
  • Aborting Hitler

    01/30/2012 4:29:35 AM PST · by Kaslin · 35 replies ^ | January 30, 2012 | Mike Adams
    Someone once asked me whether I would abort Adolf Hitler if I knew in advance he would try to launch a Holocaust against millions of Jews. I said I would not. That is because aborting Hitler would not have prevented the Holocaust. It would have justified it. The killing of millions of innocents does not begin with the killing of one innocent. It begins with the idea that in the larger scheme of things it is permissible to kill one innocent person. The movie Judgment in Nuremburg (1961) shows that, even in Hollywood, Americans once appreciated this important principle. The...
  • States Test Limits of Roe v. Wade

    04/09/2011 9:35:34 PM PDT · by TheConservativeCitizen · 2 replies
    The Constitution Club ^ | 04-09-11 | Zazu
    With the nation embroiled in intense debate over spending and the economy, social issues have taken a backseat to fiscal battles. However, despite the lack of visibility, numerous abortion related campaigns are ongoing around the nation. After decades of futile attempts to stack the Supreme Court with anti-abortion judges, opponents of abortion have switched tactics and are pursuing a variety of legislative strategies at the state level. Common strategies are the limiting of the time period when an abortion can be performed, and attempts to influence the mother to keep the fetus. South Dakota has just passed a law that...
  • Going Down To The Capital For The March For Life

    01/24/2011 3:27:12 AM PST · by markomalley · 7 replies
    Tomorrow, St Joseph the Worker Parish, my home parish, will be taking a busload of us including our pastor to Washington DC for the Annual March for Life. Just one of the reasons  I love this march is that we get to see the Church at its best. Young high school and college students, families with small children and nuns and priests from every order marching for life. The Franciscans in their moccasins without socks in 29 degrees, Mother Teresa's Missionary's of Charity  with their white and blue striped saris, you name them, they will be there.    Many different...
  • Scientific American Proposes Global Warming Solution: Contraception and Safe Abortion

    10/15/2010 4:38:53 PM PDT · by Conservative Coulter Fan · 38 replies · 3+ views
    The Business & Media Institute ^ | October 15, 2010 | Jeff Poor
    The use of birth control has been an issue debated by ethicists in the United States for over a century. Until now, it’s been a moral issue, and few mainstream voices ever advocated the use of birth control for environmental reasons. On Scientific American’s website, an Oct. 11 article by David Biello argues that if we were able to lower the growth of the world’s population, the amount of carbon that is expected to be emitted into the atmosphere would significantly diminish. He cited a study from the U.S. National Center for Atmospheric Research that explained demographic ties to the...
  • Exclusive: Roe v. The Right To Life Of American Troops

    06/24/2010 5:53:55 AM PDT · by captjanaway · 3 replies
    Family Security Matters ^ | June 24, 2010 | Ruth King
    The big news today is the aftermath of General McChrystal’s insolent comments to Rolling Stone Magazine. The media, legislators and some brass were scolding McChrystal and calling for his resignation. He’s been humbled, has apologized, but is now bound for a stint in the woodshed. In the interview, McChrystal criticized President Obama and ridiculed Vice President Biden and Richard Holbrooke. An aide described National Security Adviser Jim Jones as a “clown” mired in 1985.
  • N.Y. Times Wrote Up Four Immigration Protesters, All But Ignored Tens of Thousands Against Abortion

    01/26/2010 7:39:38 AM PST · by raptor22 · 4 replies · 366+ views ^ | July 26, 2010 | Tim Graham
    As the new year began, The New York Times offered a 780-word article to a protest for illegal immigrants – with four marchers walking from Miami to Washington. But on Saturday, tens of thousands of Americans gathering in Washington for Friday's annual March for Life received – part of a sentence. In the Saturday paper on January 23, an article on the trial facing the killer of late-term abortionist George Tiller on page A-11 featured this note in paragraph 9 of a 12-paragraph dispatch by Monica Davey: Testimony began the same day that abortion rights groups celebrated, and abortion opponents...
  • ABC, CBS, NBC Skip Pro-Life March; NPR Airs Abortionist Calling Pro-Lifers Terrorists

    01/26/2010 7:33:31 AM PST · by raptor22 · 16 replies · 748+ views ^ | July 26, 2010 | Tim Graham
    As usual, ABC, CBS, and NBC ignored Friday’s March for Life protest. (Even the Associated Press skipped over the tens of thousands marching.) But the PBS NewsHour at least offered a brief from news anchor Hari Sreenivasan: Thousands rallied in Washington in the annual March For Life. It was the 37th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision of Roe v. Wade that legalized abortion. The anti-abortion crowd rallied at the White House, and then moved on to the Supreme Court. A handful of abortion rights supporters were also present. NPR covered the trial on the murder of late-term abortionist George...
  • Justice Roberts Hints He Could Overturn Roe

    01/25/2010 11:34:34 AM PST · by Titus Quinctius Cincinnatus · 171 replies · 6,881+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 25 Jan 2010 | Theodore Kettle
    Chief Justice John Roberts last week made it clear that the Supreme Court over which he presides will not hesitate to sweep away its own major constitutional rulings when doing so is necessary to defend America’s bedrock governing document. The announcement of that guiding core principle means two very big things. First, Roberts and his fellow strict constructionists on the court are now armed and ready with a powerful rationale for overturning the 1973 Roe v. Wade abortion ruling if Justice Anthony Kennedy or a future justice becomes the fifth vote against Roe. Secondly, successfully placing Roberts atop the high...
  • Sarah Palin Marching For A Beautiful Life

    01/22/2010 5:43:34 AM PST · by Patriot1259 · 4 replies · 382+ views ^ | 01/22/2010 | Gary P
    The right to life is essential.. This is an important cause. I’d like to extend an invitation to everyone to join me and thousands more in the Virtual March for Life.
  • Roe V Wade : The right to choose ........ Organ Sales?

    08/23/2009 1:59:03 AM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 8 replies · 534+ views
    Now, I did a little bit of digging, and here's what I came up with. According to our president: Obama Statement on 35th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade Decision =========="Thirty-five years after the Supreme Court decided Roe v. Wade, it's never been more important to protect a woman's right to choose. Last year, the Supreme Court decided by a vote of 5-4 to uphold the Federal Abortion Ban, and in doing so undermined an important principle of Roe v. Wade: that we must always protect women's health. With one more vacancy on the Supreme Court, we could be looking at...

    07/11/2009 7:13:53 AM PDT · by kellynla · 44 replies · 1,145+ views
    CATHOLIC LEAGUE ^ | July 10, 2009 | staff
    Catholic League president Bill Donohue says U.S. Supreme Court Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg needs to explain her recent comment on abortion and eugenics: Excerpts of a New York Times Magazine interview with Ruth Bader Ginsburg, which will appear on July 12, include the following quote by the Supreme Court Justice about the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion: “Frankly I had thought that at the time Roe was decided, there was concern about population growth and particularly growth in populations that we don’t want to have too many of.” By contrast, consider what Margaret Sanger, the founder of...
  • Justice Ginsburg: I Thought Roe v. Wade Was to Get Rid of Undesirables....

    07/09/2009 4:53:27 AM PDT · by IronKros · 26 replies · 1,642+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | July 08, 2009
    In an astonishing admission, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she was under the impression that legalizing abortion with the 1973 Roe. v. Wade case would eliminate undesirable members of the populace, or as she put it "populations that we don't want to have too many of." Question: Are you talking about the distances women have to travel because in parts of the country, abortion is essentially unavailable, because there are so few doctors and clinics that do the procedure? And also, the lack of Medicaid for abortions for poor women? Ginsburg: Yes, the ruling about that surprised...
  • Considering Life - Will the Catfight Ever End?

    06/21/2009 9:14:55 PM PDT · by OneVike · 37 replies · 638+ views
    Post Scripts ^ | 6/21/09 | Tina Grazier
    by Tina Grazier When the everyday practice of abortion ends I think it will have happened because women, not legislators or the courts, choose to end it as a matter of conscience. I've believed this for a long time. It's the only outcome that makes any sense when you consider that women are naturally the givers of life, that women are nurturers at heart and that it was women who demanded the "right" to abort through Roe v. Wade.We have spent the years since Roe v Wade stuck in a fight. Something that once made us a sisterhood now...
  • GOP's Steele clarifies his opposition to abortion

    03/12/2009 1:07:03 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 54 replies · 1,476+ views
    Yahoo ^ | March 12, 2009
    WASHINGTON – GOP national chairman Michael Steele said Thursday that he's opposed to abortion and that Roe v. Wade should be repealed, commenting a day after a magazine quoted him as saying abortion was "an individual choice." Steele clarified his stance in a written statement after online publication of the interview with GQ magazine. Steele, who is adopted, said in the interview that his mother had the option of getting an abortion or giving birth. He said: "You can choose life, or you can choose abortion." He said his mother chose life. Asked whether he thought women had the right...
  • Ashley Judd: Breathless

    01/27/2009 3:25:22 PM PST · by EveningStar · 78 replies · 3,040+ views
    The Washington (DC) Examiner ^ | January 27, 2009 | Jeff Dufour and Patrick Gavin
    ...After a brief slide show featuring Bush and other anti-abortion politicians, during which the crowd booed and hissed, Judd remarked, “It’s so nice to live in America again.”...
  • Abortion Film '22 Weeks' Disturbs, Exposes

    01/22/2009 12:27:49 PM PST · by Between the Lines · 18 replies · 1,257+ views
    The Christian Post ^ | Jan. 22, 2009 | Lillian Kwon
    WASHINGTON – "22 Weeks" has the images and sound effects of a horror flick, but it isn't one. Instead, it's based on a true account of a woman who sought a late-term abortion but found herself living a nightmare. In the 25-minute featurette, Angela, played by Natalie Wenninger, wakes up in her motel room covered in blood. She rushes to the clinic where she had been injected with a needle the day before to abort her baby 22 weeks into her pregnancy. She’s bleeding profusely and is having contractions but is left alone in a dirty room at the clinic....
  • "Clear case of intrinsically unjust law" ( Roe v. Wade )

    10/25/2008 12:24:09 PM PDT · by kellynla · 10 replies · 236+ views
    California Catholic Daily ^ | Oct. 21, 2008 | News release from U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops
    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- "Our faith requires us to oppose abortion on demand and to provide help to mothers facing challenging pregnancies," Cardinal Justin Rigali of Philadelphia and Bishop William Murphy of Rockville Centre, N.Y., said in an Oct. 21 statement. The bishops urged Catholics to study the teaching of the Church, rather than rely on statements and materials from outside groups and individuals. [[BishopMurphy102308.jpg]]Cardinal Rigali and Bishop Murphy made the joint statement in response to arguments that the Church should accept the Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision on abortion as a "permanent fixture of constitutional law" and should concede...
  • Anniversary Marks Deaths of Millions

    01/27/2008 7:46:43 AM PST · by Kaslin · 8 replies · 121+ views ^ | January 27, 2008 | Ken Connor
    This past Tuesday marked the 35th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. Since that fateful decision, over 48.5 million children have perished at the hands of abortionists. One out of every four children conceived in America will be killed by an abortionist. In 2003 alone, more children died from abortion than the total number of Americans who died in the Revolutionary War, Civil War, World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, and Gulf War combined. Two-thirds of all abortions are performed on single women. Statistically, the womb has become the most dangerous place in America. This war against...
  • 35 Years of Roe vs. Wade, Have We Learned Anything?

    01/25/2008 4:15:22 AM PST · by TheNewPundit · 5 replies · 91+ views
    I'm A Pundit Too ^ | 1/24/2008 | Troy Stouffer
    In January of 1973, the abortion debate became a centerpiece in American political campaigns for many years to come. The landmark ruling of the Supreme Court in Roe vs. Wade has sparked more debate and controversy than any other political issue over the ensuing 35 years. The Court in it’s decision not only gave women the “right to choose”, but also declared themselves part of the legislative branch of government by making laws and superseding the rights and powers of the individual states. January 22 marked the 35-year anniversary of the decision and activists from both sides of the debate...
  • Top court, abortion seen as 2008 campaign issue

    05/20/2007 4:01:20 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies · 1,036+ views
    Reuters ^ | May 20, 2007 | James Vicini
    The next U.S. president could reshape the Supreme Court, where the two oldest members are liberals and volatile decisions like abortion now hinge on a single swing vote. The possible sea change has already surfaced 18 months before the November 2008 election and could develop into a major campaign issue for Democrats who want to move the court to the left and Republicans who hope to plant it firmly in the conservative camp. The U.S. high court is now evenly split between conservative and liberal justices, who have been divided by 5-4 votes on abortion rights, the death penalty and...
  • She is 'Roe' no more

    05/06/2007 5:48:38 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 38 replies · 1,867+ views
    The New York Daily News ^ | May 6th 2007 | Norma McCorvey
    As the plaintiff in that infamous Supreme Court case Roe vs. Wade, my life has been inextricably tied to the abortion issue. I once told a reporter, "This issue is the only thing I live for. I live, eat, breathe, think everything about abortion." Thirty-four years later, I am 100% pro-life. The Supreme Court's recent decision to uphold the federal ban on partial-birth abortion is the first step in overturning Roe vs. Wade. Banning the procedure - an act of infanticide where a scissors is jammed into the base of the infant's skull, a tube inserted and its brain sucked...

    05/01/2007 8:00:49 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 22 replies · 1,019+ views
    Democrats for Life ^ | 19 April 2007 | Kristen Day
    "Democrats For Life of America applauds the Supreme Court for the landmark ruling that upheld the ban on partial birth abortion. The decision closes the book on partial birth abortions in America and finally puts this deplorable procedure in the history books where it belongs. That said, we are of the opinion that just banning partial birth abortions does not do enough to prevent abortion in America. That's why we are proud to be leading the fight to reduce the abortion rate in America by 95 percent over the next 10 years by endorsing the 'Pregnant Woman Support Act'. This...
  • North Dakota legislature approves conditional abortion ban

    05/01/2007 5:25:11 AM PDT · by Princip. Conservative · 8 replies · 690+ views
    [JURIST] The North Dakota Legislative Assembly [official website] passed a bill [PDF text] Monday prohibiting abortion [JURIST news archive] in the state if the US Supreme Court [official website] ever declares that such a move would be constitutional. The measure, which Governor John Hoeven [official website] is expected to sign, passed the state House 68-24 and the Senate 29-16. In the event that the US Supreme Court overturns the 1973 Roe v. Wade [LII backgrounder; opinion] decision, the bill would subject anyone performing an abortion to a prison sentence of up to 5 years, a $5,000 fine, or possibly both....