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  • Abortion clinics, not battle zones

    Abortion clinics, not battle zones
    A Massachusetts law that says "no person" may enter or remain in the 35-foot buffer zones established outside abortion clinics in the state has set off a controversial legal battle about the proper balance between the rights of speakers and the rights...
  • Letters: Abortion clinic buffer zones

    Re "Abortion clinics, not battle zones," Editorial, Dec. 2 As a family doctor who provides comprehensive reproductive healthcare, I am troubled that the U.S. Supreme Court will consider the constitutionality of Massachusetts' "buffer zone" law. I used...
  • Jesse Lee Peterson, tea'd off in South L.A.

    Jesse Lee Peterson, tea'd off in South L.A.
    It's not a typo: The South Central L.A. Tea Party exists, and Jesse Lee Peterson takes a bow for founding it. He's also president and founder of the 23-year-old black bootstraps group Brotherhood Organization of a New Destiny, or BOND, and serves as...
  • PASSINGS: Dr. Henry Morgentaler

    Dr. Henry Morgentaler, 90, an abortion rights activist who helped overturn Canada's abortion law 25 years ago, died Wednesday at his Toronto home, according to Carolyn Egan, director and founding member of the Ontario Coalition of Abortion Clinics....
  • Led by Republicans, House passes measure to limit abortions

    Led by Republicans, House passes measure to limit abortions
    WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives passed legislation to enact  stringent restrictions on abortion Tuesday, acting on an issue championed by social conservatives in the Republican majority and inviting a possible new challenge to...
  • A liberal nightmare at the Supreme Court?

     A liberal nightmare at the Supreme Court?
    The Supreme Court will hear three cases during the 2013-14 term that might dramatically alter the landscape of constitutional law. Campaign finance reform, abortion and the separation of church and state are all on the agenda. When the dust settles, if...
  • For Supreme Court, an opportunity for necessary course corrections

     For Supreme Court, an opportunity for necessary course corrections
    The Supreme Court convenes for its new term Monday, the first Monday in October. It is hard to imagine how the coming term could possibly compare with the highly contentious and high-profile decisions of the last two: Obamacare in 2012, and the same-sex...
  • Government shutdown spurs name-calling; a turn-off or a turn-on?

    Government shutdown spurs name-calling; a turn-off or a turn-on?
    "We cannot mistake absolutism for principle, or substitute spectacle for politics, or treat name-calling as reasoned debate." — President Obama, in his second inaugural speech So much for that. I happen to hold with those who think that...
  • Ireland OKs abortion in some cases in blow to Catholic Church

    Ireland OKs abortion in some cases in blow to Catholic Church
    LONDON -- Ireland’s first law authorizing abortion under certain conditions was signed into law Tuesday after a bruising debate in the predominantly Roman Catholic country over whether it risked opening the doors to abortion on demand. President...
  • If you think Christians here are persecuted, you need to grow up

    If you think Christians here are persecuted, you need to grow up
    The notion that religious freedom is under siege isn't just an American preoccupation. Some Christian leaders in Britain also have sounded the alarm, prompting a pointed rejoinder from the former spiritual leader of the Church of England that also...
  • Kate Manning channels a 19th century abortionist in 'My Notorious Life'

    Kate Manning channels a 19th century abortionist in 'My Notorious Life'
    Over the phone, Kate Manning demonstrates the mash-up Irish-New-York dialect that's been in her head for five years. It's the voice of first-generation Irish immigrant Axie Muldoon, a character inspired in part by a photograph of a 19th century street...