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2010-07-01 08:59:00

TUCSON, Ariz., July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In her confirmation hearings for U.S. Supreme Court justice, Elena Kagan stated that women's rights and health need to be protected. By that, she apparently means their unrestricted right to abortion until their baby has completely emerged from the womb. While a Clinton White House appointee, Kagan authored the statement on partial birth abortion (intact D&X) that was the biggest hurdle to the ban on this barbarous procedure, according...

2009-06-25 14:01:00

WASHINGTON, June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a 6-5 decision in Richmond Medical Center v. Herring, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld Virginia's ban on partial birth infanticide -- a law that mirrors the federal ban on partial-birth abortion. Americans United for Life (AUL) provided litigation support to the state and filed an amicus brief supporting Virginia's law. In addition, AUL Senior Counsel Clarke Forsythe assisted the Solicitor General of the Commonwealth of...

2009-01-20 04:00:00

Freedom of Choice Act to Kill Faulty Pro-life Strategy DENVER, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Barack Obama promised Planned Parenthood that, "The first thing I'd do as president is sign the Freedom of Choice Act (FOCA)." If he keeps this promise, American Right To Life president Brian Rohrbough said, "President Obama will press the reset button on the pro-life movement and reverse decades of legislation, regulations not built on the firm foundation of personhood, but misguided...

2008-07-08 09:00:12

Since the 1980s, doctors have used so-called ultrasound imaging to monitor the fetus during pregnancy _ checking for possible abnormalities or problems in delivery. The images _ also called sonograms _ have become so widespread that abortion foes say the technology has fundamentally changed the way people think about abortion. This year, Oklahoma legislators handily overrode Democratic Gov. Brad Henry's veto to pass a first-in-the-nation law making the procedure mandatory at least one hour...

2008-07-07 12:00:49

A legal expert says a recent statement by presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama brings into question Obama's stand on abortion. The senator from Illinois was trying to clarify earlier remarks when he said that he doesn't believe mental distress should be considered a sufficient exception to bans against late-term abortions, The Chicago Tribune reported Monday. My only point is that in an area like partial-birth abortion having a mental, having a health exception can be...

2006-06-19 09:10:00

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court said on Monday it would expand its review of a federal law banning some abortion procedures and would decide a California case on whether the law was too vague and imposed a burden on women. The justices in February agreed to rule on a Nebraska case on whether the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003 is unconstitutional because it lacks an exception to protect the health of a pregnant woman. The California case involved additional issues on...

2006-06-19 09:09:26

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court said on Monday it would expand its review of a federal law banning some abortion procedures and would decide a California case on whether the law was too vague and imposed a burden on women. The justices in February agreed to rule on a Nebraska case on whether the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003 is unconstitutional because it lacks an exception to protect the health of a pregnant woman. The California case involved additional...

2006-02-21 12:00:56

By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court said on Tuesday it will decide whether a ban on some abortion procedures is unconstitutional, a case that could show if the reshaped court will restrict a woman's right to an abortion. The justices agreed to review a U.S. appeals court ruling that declared unconstitutional the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act, signed into law by President George W. Bush in 2003, because it lacks an exception to protect the health of a...


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