Features related to roe v. wade

Sandra Day O'Connor
July 21, 2014 | In Search of the Constitution (1987)

The first woman on the Supreme Court cast the deciding vote in reaffirming Roe v. Wade in 1992, but things could have turned out differently. Continue reading

Close up screen grab of the Daily Beast abortion access map.
July 17, 2014 | Blog

A look at some of the statistics around this charged political issue. Continue reading

A demonstrator holds a sign, as they campaign for improved access to abortion in Canada, Thursday, May 29, 2014, during a gathering at Victoria Park on the one-year anniversary of the death of Dr. Henry Morgentaler in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Morgentaler, the Abortion rights activist, helped overturn Canada's abortion law. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Andrew Vaughan)
July 17, 2014 | Blog

Before the rise of the religious right, Southern Baptists believed that “religious liberty, human equality and justice are advanced” by Roe v. Wade. Continue reading

Bill Moyers at Public Affairs Television
May 8, 2014 | Q&A

Bill Moyers speaks about his life, his career, LBJ and his views about contemporary journalism and politics. Continue reading

In this July 12, 2013 file photo, abortion rights supporters rally on the floor of the State Capitol rotunda in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Tamir Kalifa, File)
January 22, 2014 | Blog

Writer Janet Reitman takes a look at the changing tactics of the anti-abortion movement for Rolling Stone. Continue reading

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January 25, 2013

Jessica González-Rojas and Lynn Paltrow join Bill to look at the issues fueling today’s reproductive rights debate. Continue reading

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January 25, 2013 | In Search of the Constitution (1987)

Blackmun, who wrote the majority opinion in the landmark abortion rights case, called it a necessary step “towards the emancipation of women.” Continue reading

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January 24, 2013

Abortion rights activists talks to Bill about the how the modern debate over reproductive rights connects to other social justice issues. Continue reading

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January 23, 2013

Preview this week’s show about the new faces of reproductive rights activism. Continue reading

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January 23, 2013 | Blog
Five infographics from the Guttmacher Institute explain trends in abortions in America.
Clinic owner Diane Derzis stands outside the Jackson Women's Health Organization Inc., Mississippi’s only commercial abortion clinic in Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. Derzis said the anniversary of the Roe vs. Wade decision was "a celebration of 40 years of safe medical services." Activists pro-and anti-abortion marked 40 years since a U.S. Supreme Court ruling established a nationwide right to abortion, with protests at the Capitol and at the clinic. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
January 22, 2013 | Blog

Here’s a roundup of the articles and editorials that we’re passing around the office today. Continue reading

Robert Bork is sworn before the Senate Judiciary Committee at his confirmation hearing, September 1987. (AP Photo/John Duricka)
September 14, 2012

Mitt Romney’s choice of the rejected Supreme Court nominee as his Judicial Advisory Committee chairman raises eyebrows and concerns. Continue reading