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Supreme Court Watch

The New York Times profiles Judge Sidney Thomas, who is considered a potential, if unlikely, Supreme Court nominee. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/06/us/06thomas.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Stateside

Kaiser Health News provides a summary of the media following Florida Governor Charlie Crist and his pending decision on whether or not to veto an anti-choice bill passed by the state legislature. http://www.kaiserhealthnews.org/Daily-Reports/2010/May/06/Florida-abortion-issue.aspx

The Kansas state Senate was unable to override Governor Mark Parkinson’s veto of anti-choice legislation that would have banned abortion after 20 weeks. http://www.kansascity.com/2010/05/05/1927205/kansas-senate-fails-to-override.html

Amid confusion, the University of Wisconsin health system says that it has no plan to stop providing abortion care after 18 weeks. http://www.rhrealitycheck.org/blog/2010/05/06/roundup-victory

Other News of Note

The New York Times reports on a new study from the Pew Research Center which found that the birthrate for U.S. women over 35 has surpassed the birthrate for teenagers, reversing the ratio from 1990. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/06/us/06moms.html

USA Today reports on the same Pew study, and discusses the role of the birth control pill 50 years after its introduction on women’s reproductive planning and choices. http://www.usatoday.com/printedition/life/20100506/whykids06_st.art0.htm?loc=interstitialskip

In honor of Mother’s Day, RH Reality Check features an article from Rachel Nygaard about what being a teen mother taught her about choice. http://www.rhrealitycheck.org/blog/2010/05/05/what-beingteen-taught-about-choice

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