- Making News: Lawsuits Attempting to Block Abortion Bill
President Bush today signed the Congressional ban on what opponents call -partial birth abortion,- but abortion-rights advocates have already filed three lawsuits designed to prevent the new law from ever taking effect. Sheryl Gay Stolberg, who writes about Congress and health issues for the New York Times, predicts a protracted battle over the legislation's constitutionality.
- Reporter's Notebook: The UN in Liberia
The top UN official in Liberia has denounced all factions in that country for violating the August peace agreement that formed a new government after 14 years of civil war. Jacques Klein says, -Thieves, murderers and criminals- are not being controlled by what he called -weak leadership.- Into that maelstrom goes Mark Kroeker, a 30-year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department and former Police Chief of Portland, Oregon.
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