Nov 172006
 

Reprinted with the kind permission of the author:

Women’s Lives Still On the Line

by Mary Lou Greenberg

Washington, D.C., Nov. 8—The U.S. Supreme Court heard two cases challenging a Federal law that would ban the most commonly used and safest abortion procedures for women in the second trimester of pregnancy. The reactionary law—passed by Congress and signed by Bush in 2003—would ban a procedure called “intact D&E? that anti-choice and prominent politicians call “partial-birth abortion.? In reality, this name was invented by anti-abortion forces to play on people’s emotions, and the law is filled with totally unscientific statements about abortion and women’s health needs. If the ban stands, there would be serious negative implications for the lives of women and for society overall. The Supreme Court is expected to announce its decision on these cases in the spring.

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Nov 122006
 

Welcome to Feminist Peace Network’s new blog where we will be posting Atrocities, Action Alerts, News and Commentary

This blog is a work in progress, so please bear with us as we get  up and running. 

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