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Supreme Court Justice Scalia Thinks Roe Is “Utterly Idiotic”

September 18, 2012


Think Progress, September 18, 2012 by Robin Marty Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia isn’t one to pull punches, and if he’s angry, he’ll let you know. His latest rage? Someone misrepresented his “judicial philosophy.” He’s a complete constitutionalist and never uses his own personal views to decide cases. Unless you are talking about abortion, that […]

Oklahoma Supreme Court Rejects Personhood

September 4, 2012


Opposing Views, September 4, 2012 OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — The Life Legal Defense Foundation (LLDF) is urging the United States Supreme Court to review a decision of the Oklahoma Supreme Court striking a ballot initiative that would amend the Oklahoma Constitution to define “person” as “any human being from the beginning of the biological development of that […]

Contraception Can Change the World – And It Has

June 7, 2012

0, June 6, 2012 by Piper Hoffman On this anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Griswold v. Connecticut, protecting married couples’ rights to use contraception, I give thanks to those Justices who decided the case, to Margaret Sanger (founder of Planned Parenthood), to scientists and doctors and pharmacists and everyone else who has ever […]

How the “Mad Men” Method of Birth Control Ended

June 7, 2012


Blog for Choice, June 7, 2012 by Lissy Moskowitz Lissy Moskowitz is the deputy director of policy at NARAL Pro-Choice America. Today, we commemorate the 47th anniversary of Griswold v. Connecticut, the monumental 1965 Supreme Court case that recognized Americans’ right to use birth control. The Griswold decision recognized a key aspect of the right […]

Personhood USA to Appeal Oklahoma Supreme Court Decision to US Supreme Court

May 1, 2012


Market Watch, May 1, 2012 Press Release WASHINGTON, May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — The Oklahoma State Supreme Court has moved to deny Oklahoma citizens their right to a ballot access initiative for Personhood. On April 30, repeatedly citing Planned Parenthood v. Casey, the Oklahoma State Supreme Court denied Personhood Oklahoma’s right to petition, […]

Arizona bill would declare pregnancy 2 weeks before conception

April 4, 2012


Raw Story, April 4, 2012 by David Edwards A measure passed Arizona’s Senate claims that it would ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, but experts say that the bill is far more restrictive, effectively banning abortions after 18 weeks and declaring that a woman could be pregnant 2 weeks before she even had sex. […]

District Court Permanently Blocks Oklahoma Ultrasound Law, Expect A Supreme Court Battle

March 29, 2012


RH Reality Check, March 29, 2012 by Robin Marty The 10th Circuit Federal Court has just issued a permanent injunction on a 2010 Oklahoma law that would require all women terminating their pregnancies to first undergo a mandatory ultrasound. The news, which is no doubt welcome to the women in and around Oklahoma who will […]