SCOTUS - Abortion

NPR's Nina Totenberg reports on today's oral arguments before the Supreme Court on so-called "partial birth" abortions. The case involves a Nebraska law, which supporters say outlaws a particularly gruesome type of abortion, which could be seen as infanticide. Opponents of the law say, medically, the term "partial birth" abortion has no meaning, and the law is broad enough to prohibit most second-trimester abortions. Activists on both sides of the issue carried signs and chanted outside the Supreme Court.

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