Is The Supreme Court Moving Toward Reversing Roe v. Wade?
Posted by Catherine Morgan on April 22, 2007
Yesterday President Bush said, “The Supreme Court’s decision is an affirmation of the progress we have made over the past six years in protecting human dignity and upholding the sanctity of life. We will continue to work for the day when every child is welcomed in life and protected in law.”
And yet the Bush administration is actively supporting policies to limit poor children’s access to state child health insurance programs. In short, the Court’s decision in Gonzales v. Carhart — and Bush’s professed support for it — reinforces the sense, once again, that only the unborn deserve protection in this country. Not by ensuring universal health care, paid maternity leave, or an end to workplace pregnancy discrimination — only by restricting pregnant women’s access to health care. — read full article
Washington, DC — Nancy Keenan, president of NARAL Pro- Choice America, issued the following statement in response to today’s Supreme Court decision in the Federal Abortion Ban cases.
“Today’s decision shows Bush’s appointees have moved the Court in a direction that could further undermine Roe v. Wade and protections for women’s health. The door is now open for politicians like George W. Bush to interfere even more in our personal, private medical decisions. The Court has given anti-choice state lawmakers the green light to open the flood gates and launch additional attacks on safe, legal abortion, without any regard for women’s health. — read full article
Do you think the Supreme Court is moving toward reversing Roe v. Wade?