Monday, August 5, 2013

Conservatives and Anti-Choice Activists Plot the Dismantling of Roe v. Wade

MSNBC: Reversing Roe: The GOP’s ultimate abortion plan, by Irin Carmon:

It’s been four decades since Roe v. Wade was handed down, and that’s how long the anti-abortion movement has been coming up with strategies to reverse it. They’ve been unsuccessful so far. But they’re getting increasingly creative.

“Fetal pain,” based on shaky medical evidence that the fetus can experience pain after 20 weeks, has become the best-known rationale for banning abortion at that threshold. There are others. Mindful of accusations that they don’t care about women, anti-abortion activists have looked for grounds on which to “protect” them. . . .

https://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/2013/08/conservatives-and-anti-choice-activists-plot-the-dismantling-of-roe-v-wade.html

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