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On Sunday, representatives from various organizations demanded "the immediate guarantee of health, life, dignity and integrity of women through the decriminalization of abortion in extreme circumstances."

Meet Trump’s candidates for the Supreme Court

 07/05/2018 - 13:37
Amy Coney Barrett, Brett M. Kavanaugh, and Raymond Kethledge are Trump's candidates to replace Judge Anthony M. Kennedy in the Supreme Court of the United States.

After the unexpected announcement of Justice Anthony Kennedy regarding his retirement, President Donald Trump now has the possibility of nominating a second judge to the Supreme Court within just 18 months as president. The options for his replacement have alerted Democrats, who warn of the danger of the nation's highest court being deeply conservative for generations.

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Conozca a los candidatos de Trump para la Corte Suprema

 07/05/2018 - 12:53
Amy Coney Barrett, Brett M. Kavanaugh, y Raymond Kethledge son los candidatos de Trump para reemplazar al juez Anthony M. Kennedy en la Corte Suprema de Justicia de Estados Unidos.

Después del inesperado anuncio del juez Anthony M. Kennedy sobre su retiro, el presidente Trump tiene ahora la posibilidad de nominar un segundo juez a la Corte Suprema en tan sólo 18 meses como mandatario. Las opciones para su reemplazo han puesto en alerta a los Demócratas, quienes advierten el peligro de una Corte profundamente conservadora durante las próximas generaciones.

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[OP-ED]: The Democrats should rethink immigration absolutism

 08/08/2017 - 08:09
Republican senators from North Carolina Thom Tillis, Wyoming John Barrsso (left) and Texas John Cornyn give a press conference to present the Republican legislative proposal to increase border security and tightening of immigration laws on Capitol Hill, Washington DC (United States). EFE

In 1992, the Democratic Party faced a challenge on the issue of abortion. Pennsylvania’s governor, Robert Casey, a Democrat dedicated to the working class, asked to speak at the national convention in New York City. He wanted to propose a pro-life plank for the party platform, mostly as a way of affirming his Catholic beliefs.

Chile aprueba nueva ley para despenalizar el aborto.

 08/03/2017 - 06:48
Demonstrators participate in a march in order to commemorate the International Women's Day in Santiago de Chile, Chile, 08 March 2016, where they asked for the end of discrimination and the decriminalization of abortion. The text reads ' I can choose'. EPA/MARIO RUIZ

Bajo el liderazgo de la presidenta Michelle Bachelet, el Congreso aprobó un proyecto "histórico" para legalizar el aborto en caso de malformación fetal, peligro para la vida de la madre o embarazo por violación. Hasta hoy, Chile era uno de los pocos países del mundo donde el aborto está prohibido bajo cualquier circunstancia. 

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[OP-ED]: ‘Sexual paranoia’ arrives on campus

 04/20/2017 - 08:21
Kipnis bends over backward to repeatedly and vehemently note that she is (a) a certified left-wing feminist and (b) absolute in her belief that women should be safe from harm on campus, at work and everywhere else.

If Laura Kipnis thought she was under fire in 2015 after writing an essay for The Chronicle of Higher Education criticizing an emergent “sexual paranoia” on college campuses, then her new book will surely catapult her into public-enemy No. 1 status in the eyes of legions of angry feminists.

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Esther Cepeda

Roe v. Wade at 43

 02/01/2016 - 10:12
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Abortion is not like other social issues. It’s visceral; instinctively repugnant; an obscenity in the present and a refusal of the future. It can’t be reduced to a theoretical dispute or a smokescreen of laundered language about “reproductive health.” Health can never mean homicide.

There is no equivalence

 08/17/2015 - 11:38
There is no equivalence

A case is sometimes made that abortion is mainly a cultural and moral issue, and politics is a poor solution to the problem. The curious thing is that some of the same voices that argue against political action on the abortion issue seem quite comfortable urging vigorous political engagement on issues like health care, homelessness and the environment.

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Sabrina Vourvoulias