Where does Sotomayor stand on abortion rights?; Oklahoma bans sex-selective abortions.
Left, right and center media react to Sonia Sotomayor.
Obama names Sotomayor as Supreme Court nominee; Wendy Wright badmouths White House’s “common ground” effort; contraceptive sponge to return to market.
Texas legislature considers ultrasound bill; withdrawal is more effective than previously thought; Americans United for Life planning to “have fun” with Supreme Court nomination fight; photographs of Rwandan rape survivors and their children.
GOP introduces plan for health care reform; more perspectives on the Gallup poll; Texas sex ed bill fails.
Obama starts talking to potential Supreme Court picks; Americans United for Life examines abortion-related stances of possible Supreme Court nominees; House Republicans call for reinstating the conscience clause; the Gallup poll in context.
Republicans “lower expectations” for Supreme Court nomination fight; economic insecurity, adoption, and abortion; experts react to the news that percentage of births to unwed mothers has risen sharply; Tennessee abortion amendment passes House.
Obama gives commencement address at Notre Dame, engages issue of abortion; new Gallup poll finds majority of Americans identify as “pro-life.”
Supreme Court short-list is out; births to unmarried women increasing; Germany imposes restrictions on late-term abortion; Republican obstructionism on nominees continues.
Spain to make emergency contraception available over-the-counter; Tennessee abortion restriction expected to pass; Ross Douthat on the culture wars at the New York Times; Sessions reaffirms that he could support a gay nominee.