Monday, August 19, 2013
Salon: Sex-selective abortion bans: Just another right-wing ruse, by Katie McDonough:
A lawsuit says sex-selection bans like the one Trent Franks proposed are just another way to limit women's rights
In May of this year, Miriam Yeung, the executive director of the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum, joined with other groups to file a legal challenge against an Arizona law banning race- and sex-selective abortions. But it wasn’t the first time she’d heard about a law like this. Five years earlier, Republicans were pushing a near-identical bill — and they thought Yeung might just be its biggest fan. . . .