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The Lie at the Heart of Gonzales v. Carhart

(My source for the quotations and information is Justice Kennedy’s majority decision and Justice Ginsburg’s dissent in Gonzales v. Carhart. These documents can be found here.) Tom Joaquin The Free Lance By now, most people are aware of the summary … Continue reading

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More on the Awfulness that is Gonzalez v. Carhart, the first successful nationwide banning of an abortion procedure

As if the outcome of the decision weren’t bad enough, there are aspects of the majority opinion that are especially offensive. For example: The Act also recognizes that respect for human life finds an ultimate expression in a mother’s love … Continue reading

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SitPS at 1: Unintended Consequences

I’m not a diary keeper. I never have been. I’ve tried many times, but I never keep the habit of journaling. So, when I started this blog exactly a year ago today, I thought that it would be an occasional … Continue reading

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The New Anti-Abortion Law — Bad News For Women’s Health and Doctor’s Ethics

In an earlier post I discussed the Supreme Court’s analysis of the so-called Partial Birth Abortion Act, concluding that the Court’s decision to uphold the Act was intellectually dishonest and inequitable. This post is about the purposes of the Act, … Continue reading

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Shocking.

Today the US Supreme Court for the first time upheld a nationwide ban on an abortion procedure. The Court ruled on two challenges to the “Partial Birth Abortion Act” of 2003. One challenge was brought by the Center for Reproductive … Continue reading

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