A young pregnant woman in Moldova is jailed for undergoing an abortion, denied adequate health care, and subject to discrimination and humiliation by male guards in prison. Human rights groups have filed a complaint on her behalf.
This morning, a full Fourth Circuit Court reconsidered a Virginia ban on certain late-term abortion procedures.
Both pro- and anti-choice activists are preparing the state legislative landscape on abortion for the next President and his or her Supreme Court nominees. The right’s latest tactic is the ban-in-waiting — a ban on abortion that springs into effect upon the reversal of Roe.
President Bush elevates political puppetry above public health with his appointment of Steven Galson to Acting Surgeon General.