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Kagan Urged Clinton to Ban Late Abortions

In 1997, while serving as a White House adviser to President Bill Clinton, current Solicitor General and Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan urged the president to support a ban on late-term abortions for political reasons.

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Supreme Court Watch: Here Come The Judge(ments)

The sun has not yet set on the first day of Elena Kagan’s nomination to the Supreme Court and already the sexist language, inferences, and other forms of irrelevant judgment have started to circulate, coming from both the ultra-right in the Republican party, anti-women’s rights/anti-gay rights advocacy groups, and the mainstream media.

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Obama Selects Elena Kagan as Nominee to Supreme Court

This morning, President Obama officially nominated Solicitor General Elena Kagan to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens. Reaction by both progressives and conservatives has been mixed.

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Roundup: One Day You’re In, and the Next Day, You’re Out

Obama will nominate Solicitor General Elena Kagan, Sen. Bob Bennett (R-UT) is likely out of a job, and the pill celebrated 50 years on Mother’s Day.

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Roundup: The Supreme Court, and Supreme Irony

How the Supreme Court battle is shaping up, and an anti-choicer refuses to be “intimidated” while trying to intimidate people.

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The F Word: Willing to Reconsider

Laura Flanders of GRITtv is saying “I Do” to Ted Olson? With her love for Elizabeth, her partner of 18 years as a foundation, Flanders says she’s willing to compromise if Olson is.

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(VIDEO) The Science on “Fetal Personhood” Hasn’t Changed Since Roe

Claims of PersonhoodUSA and others that Roe was decided without the benefit of medical and scientific knowledge on fetal development are simply not true.

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Senate Approves Sotomayor for Supreme Court

By a vote of 68 to 31, the Senate has confirmed Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court.

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Student Abortion Protest Gets a Trial Date

A student in California is suing school administrators for telling her to remove her anti-abortion T-shirt.

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Sotomayor Approved for Supreme Court by Senate Judiciary Committee

Supreme Court Justice nominee Judge Sonia Sotomayor has just been approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee, on a vote of 13 to 6. Only one Republican on the Committee voted in favor of her nomination, Senator Lindsay Graham of South Carolina. Watch video of the roll call vote.

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