Supreme Court upholds constitutionality of federal anti- partial birth
abortion law:By the usual 5 to 4 vote, the Supreme Court
upheld the constitutionality of the 2003 federal law banning most intact D&X
abortions. The court overturned the decisions of all six lower courts. 1More info.
2007-APR-25: Pro-life video clip online: A pro-choice video
has been placed online at the ETV1.com web site. It carries the following
Clip - WARNING: GRAPHIC VIDEOThis is one of the most
difficult video clips to watch; actual aborted fetuses. It is gripping,
emotional and almost too tough and strong to watch. This might be the
most devastating anti-abortion statement ever made. WARNING - GRAPHIC
Most of the scenes are taken late-term during D&X abortions and thus are
not typical of most abortions. Missing from the video is any explanation of
why the abortions were performed.
2007-APR-26: Mexico: Women have limited
access to abortion in Mexico City: Against overwhelming opposition from
the Roman Catholic Church, lawmakers in Mexico City have authorized
abortions on request for women in their first trimester: i.e. less than 12
weeks from conception. Women who are near the first trimester limit will be
given abortions immediately; those whose pregnancies are less advanced will
have to wait until after the rules are published -- probably during the week
of APR-28. More details.