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Slate's Ballot Box: Rights of the 'Unborn' Child

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Slate's Ballot Box: Rights of the 'Unborn' Child

Slate's Ballot Box: Rights of the 'Unborn' Child

Slate's Ballot Box: Rights of the 'Unborn' Child

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NPR's Alex Chadwick talks with Slate chief political correspondent Will Saletan about the Unborn Victims of Violence Act, signed Thursday by President Bush. The new legislation makes it a separate crime to harm an "unborn child" during the commission of a federal crime against a pregnant woman.