Ginsburg article wrap up regarding those "populations we don't want to have too many of."World Magazine - Paul Kengor and I team up to discuss Ginsburg's awareness of minority concerns regarding abortion and population control since at least the early 1970s.Crosswalk - I take a little trip back to the 1970s and discuss the "population explosion." Remember that? I grew up in Southern Ohio and remember thinking that we could get a lot more people in our neck of the woods. Also, there is a … [Read more...]
In her remarks to Emily Bazelon, which I linked to on Sunday, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said the following regarding Roe v. Wade, a feminist legal agenda and population control: Q: If you were a lawyer again, what would you want to accomplish as a future feminist legal agenda?JUSTICE GINSBURG: Reproductive choice has to be straightened out. There will never be a woman of means without choice anymore. That just seems to me so obvious. The states that had changed their abortion laws before … [Read more...]
What did Justice Ruth Ginsburg mean when she said “populations that we don’t want to have too many of”?
Read this GetReligion post and ask yourself, what could she possibly mean?This section of a New York Magazine article out this week is what is at the focus of what should be significant controversy.Q: If you were a lawyer again, what would you want to accomplish as a future feminist legal agenda?JUSTICE GINSBURG: Reproductive choice has to be straightened out. There will never be a woman of means without choice anymore. That just seems to me so obvious. The states that had changed … [Read more...]
George Tiller, a notorious Kansas abortion doctor, was shot and killed yesterday in his church foyer. The suspect in his killing, Scott Roeder, was picked up about three hours later according to the Wichita Eagle.Christian and pro-life groups were out immediately yesterday with condemnations of the shooting.If readers have new information on Roeder or any pro-life connections, feel free to post a comment. This is a tragic turn of events and one that all pro-life groups should join in … [Read more...]
When I saw this ad, I thought of the statements of Hillary Clinton's former OB-GYN, William Harrison when he told me that a physician conducting an abortion does God's work because the abortion "cancels a luckless human soul." Here is his statement:“Do you ever regret that part of the decision? How do you come to terms with that, or do you not see the fetus as a life or a person? I don’t want to see either one die, and would do my best to save both. But your work on the other hand, seeks … [Read more...]
Time to wrap up 2008 with a review of the stories told and topics covered. I also will give the top ten posts based on page views.By far the election was the broad topic which generated the most page views. Aside from the Berg vs. Obama thread, readers prefer to comment on the sexual identity related posts. As in past years, I will pick out my top ten themes in a later post.Top ten by number of comments (fluctuation should be minimal since most of these threads are quiet now)1. Berg … [Read more...]
Joining the Coleman et al study is a study reported by this Medical News Today news release:Women who have an abortion face a small increase in the risk of developing common mental health problems such as depression and anxiety, according to a new study from New Zealand.But the researchers, writing in the December issue of the British Journal of Psychiatry, say their findings point to a "middle-of-the-road" position on abortion - and do not support either the strong pro-life or … [Read more...]