Choice News

Choice News

Supreme Court Watch

MSNBC highlights the latest news surrounding President Obama’s commitment to nominating a Supreme Court justice that will uphold women’s rights and privacy

The New York Times provides a profile of Diane Wood, a potential pro-choice nominee for the Supreme Court.

Health Care and Abortion Coverage

RH Reality Check features an article that dispells the myths and misperceptions surrounding Emergency Contraception (EC).

2010 Elections

Politico reports on the anti-choice organizations that are planning a multimillion-dollar elections campaign to oust anti-choice Democrats who voted for health care reform.

The Olympian discusses the legal hurdles that I-1077 will face in proposing a high earners income tax on the November ballot.

Stateside

Georgia lawmakers have advanced an anti-choice bill that is designed to challenge Roe v. Wade by prohibiting physicians from providing abortions to women who have been “coerced” into the procedure, and by banning abortions based on the race or gender of the fetus.

Pro-choice advocates in New York are trying to update the state’s law legalizing abortion by moving it from the penal code into the public health law where a woman’s rights and privacy can be better protected.

The Virginia General Assembly approved Governor Robert McDonnell’s proposal to restrict all state funding for abortion, except in the case of rape or incest, or when the life of the woman is in danger. This law will have broader implications in restricting all women’s access to abortion care in Virginia.

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