- Reporter's Notebook: Reaction to Partial Birth Abortion
On Wednesday, President Bush signed a new law to limit abortion for the first time since the Roe v. Wade decision 30 years ago. But federal judges in three states have signed orders effectively preventing enforcement nationwide, ensuring a lengthy legal battle. What does that means for doctors and their patients? We speak with Dr. Deborah Oyer, of the National Abortion Foundation, and Dr. Steve Calvin, specialist in fetal medicine and co-chair of the Program in Human Rights at the University of Minnesota.
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