Polls show trends toward respecting individual rights of teens and women, but measures in California and South Dakota are statistically tied and will depend on who turns out. Colorado’s “Egg as person” initiative is headed for overwhelming defeat.
For the nuance and complexities of young women’s lives when it comes to reproductive and sexual health as well as what physicians think about California’s Parental Notification measure, check out this radio program.
The battle over the abortion ban in South Dakota continues. The opposition campaign released a television ad today featuring a real-life family who desperately needed a procedure. How many women could have already been helped with the money spent on the campaign pushing the initiative in 2004 and 2008?
California’s ‘parental consent’ law over-reaches; Pastors organize support for South Dakota abortion ban; Principles of choice, privacy and equality embodied in Roe; Pelosi’s views on abortion in line with most Catholics; Campaigns ramp up competition for women’s votes; VIDEO: Giuliani defends sex ed ad on Meet the Press.
Voters in Colorado, South Dakota and California will have the opportunity to restrict or protect women’s reproductive rights this November. What effect would each of these initiatives have, and who’s behind them?