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An erosion of abortion rights

April 19, 2007

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TAKING AN important medical choice away from women and doctors, the Supreme Court yesterday upheld a federal law banning the procedure known to opponents as partial-birth abortion. Other laws and court decisions have eroded the right to an abortion established by Roe v. Wade, but yesterday's 5-4 ruling is particularly threatening to that right for two reasons: The court approved ... (Full article: 458 words)

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