Posts tagged "Doe V. Bolton"

America is not “solidly pro-choice”

The polls show it to be so, but NARAL Pro-Choice President Ilyse Hogue flies in the face of reality by dishonestly suggesting otherwise. On last week’s 41st anniversary of the Roe V. Wade and Doe v. Bolton decisions that together gave the green light to abortions on demand, Hogue came up with this deception: It’s... Read more »

Myths about abortion exploded

How often have you heard that abortion is safer than childbirth? It’s one of the many assertions endlessly repeated by the abortion industry in order to normalize the procedure in the public eye. If it is no more uncomfortable or dangerous than having your teeth cleaned, then what’s the big deal, right? Except that it’s... Read more »

40 years of Doe v Bolton, the ignored Supreme Court abortion case

Forty years ago Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court decided one of its most important cases: Doe v. Bolton. Never heard of it? Not surprising, but sad. That decision set the divisive tone of American political debate for the 20th century’s last quarter and probably far into this one. Upon it has rested the fate of... Read more »
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Test your abortion knowledge

This Friday, Jan. 22, marks the 37th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling that legalized abortion. There’s a lot of fighting about whether the decision should be overturned, but, sadly, a lot of people don’t know exactly what Roe says.  Do you? You can test your knowledge about Roe and its... Read more »

On Abortion, Sotomayor is no Souter

Never in Illinois have parents had the legal right to know if their pregnant child is planning to have an abortion. Now they will, thanks to a federal appeals court in Chicago that has restored Illinois’ long-dormant parental notification law. At least for a while, parents will. The question now is, if the parental notification... Read more »
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