Abortion

Divided court weighs abortion rules

"The division among the justices seemed clear on the measure's dual requirements -- an abortion doctor must have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital in case a woman needs emergency admission and an abortion clinic must meet the health and safety standards of other walk-in surgical centers." BPress

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Most Americans who consider themselves "pro-choice" favor abortion restrictions

"[M]ore than 8 in 10 Americans (81 percent) ... and nearly two-thirds of pro-choice supporters (66 percent), would restrict abortion to — at most — the first three months of pregnancy.....Additionally, 77 percent of Americans, including 79 percent of women and 71 percent of “pro-choice” supporters, say that laws can protect both a mother and her unborn child." 

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Will precedent or the Ninth Circuit prevail?

"The new law ... will go into effect January 1, unless a court overturns it. Two Christian legal organizations have already filed suit, and now the National Institute of Family and Life Advocates have joined them. ...the first requirement of the law is for the pro-life centers to post a sign referring women to someplace they can obtain free or low-cost abortions."

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