Republican legislatures across the country are passing tough new anti-abortion laws — and while abortion rights advocates believe the new laws are unconstitutional, they’re not rushing to court to stop them.Strange, they didn't have that problem when it came to partial-birth abortion.
The reason: There’s a decent chance they’d lose......
The Center for Reproductive Rights, a stalwart defender of abortion rights, says that the law ranks lower down in its priorities since it only regulates a small number of procedures that occur later in the pregnancy.
Dahlia Lithwick's column in Slate has more information into "scared of what Justice Kennedy could do" thinking inside the leadership at pro-choice organizations. It's also noteworthy that this thinking doesn't seem to go over well with the pro-choice ground troops.
Here's a new prolife commercial featuring Abby Johnson.
A sheriff's office in North Carolina is investigating a former high school teacher after a college student's personal essay describes having an affair with a teacher and him taking her to an out-of-town abortion clinic.