Category Archives: \”Partial Birth\” Abortion

Pro-Life Patter

I wrote this after reading the various threads that were spurred by the late-term abortion ban. Pro-Life Patter what if he’s the next Mozart if he cures cancer could end racism have you thought about adoption what if you want … Continue reading

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Focus On The Family Admits They Want Women Who Have Abortions To Be Hurt

Via Mahablog and Lawyers Guns And Money, I read this interesting Washington Post article about a split in the “pro-life” movement over the “Partial Birth Abortion” ban. What’s interesting is that some of the pro-lifers are admitting to the truth … Continue reading

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After This We Can Talk Welfare Reform

There are lots of things I don’t understand about this world, many of which are the number of intelligent, awesome, analytical feminists who support the Democrats. From Katha Pollit: So now you know. It really does matter who’s President and … Continue reading

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Senator Harry Reid: Democrat, Senator, Worm

From a CNN story on the Supreme Court’s upholding of the “Partial Birth” abortion ban: “A lot of us wish that Alito weren’t there and O’Connor were there,” Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nevada, who opposed Alito’s nomination, said. Harry … Continue reading

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The important voice

I haven’t had much energy to read about the latest disaster from the US supreme court. Back there I used the word ‘disaster’ which is about the extent of my analysis (although it does cover lots of issues quite well).* … Continue reading

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Round-up of posts about Gonzales v Carhart (Updated)

This post contains about 20 links to feminist analysis of the Supreme Court’s opinion approving a ban on so-called “Partial Birth” abortions.

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Gonzales Decision: We Help Women By Removing Their Autonomy

In the clunkiest passage of his Gonzales decision, Justice Kennedy claims that banning late-term abortion is justified because he cares about women sooooo much: Respect for human life finds an ultimate expression in the bond of love the mother has … Continue reading

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Gonzales vs Carhart: The Biggest Threat Is Buried Deep In The Decision

Gonzales vs. Carhart, today’s Supreme Court decision upholding the Federal “Partial Birth” abortion (PBA) ban,1 is a terrible decision for freedom and for women in many ways. But the most destructive element of the Court’s decision is a relatively obscure … Continue reading

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Do they really believe that abortion is murder?

I really like to assume the best of everyone, even people I disagree with. And I try hard to take what opponents say, at their word. But sometimes it’s hard.. A lot of people who favor forced childbirth for pregnant … Continue reading

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Do Pro-Lifers Know Anything About Abortion?

Pro-life feminists exist – although the ones I respect are committed to reducing abortion by changing society so that women are much less likely to choose abortion, rather than by calling for forced childbirth for pregnant women. The “reducing demand” … Continue reading

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