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SCOTUS: Who’s Your Daddy?

On Wednesday, when the Supreme Court upheld a federal ban on “partial-birth abortions” in its 5-4 decision on Gonzalez v. Carhart, it dealt a potentially huge setback to US reproductive freedoms. Although intact dilation and extraction makes up only a small subset of all abortions, this ruling is significant in that it explicitly does not…