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Roe v. Wade and the Current Supreme Court

Some recent stories in the news media incorporate incorrect information or assumptions about the legal status quo on abortion.  On September 14, 2005, the Los Angeles Times published an eye-opening examination, written by its veteran Supreme Court reporter, on the...

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Who opposes filibuster reform?

As of May 4, 2005, all of the 45 members of the Senate Democratic caucus were opposing the effort of Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-Tn.) to abolish filibusters on judicial nominees If more than five Republican senators vote with the Democrats, it will not be...

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Senate Showdown Near on Filibusters of Bush Judges

WASHINGTON (April 5, 2005) – Senate Republican leaders may take bold action in April or May to put an end to Democratic filibusters of President Bush’s nominees to federal courts – but a coalition of liberal and pro-abortion pressure groups has launched a...

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