Partial-Birth Contortion

Partial-Birth Contortion

Partial-Birth Contortion

Previously published Slate articles made new.
April 27 2000 9:00 PM

Partial-Birth Contortion

On Monday the Supreme Court heard arguments on the constitutionality of Nebraska's "partial-birth" abortion ban. (Click here to read a courtroom dispatch by Slate's Dahlia Lithwick.) In 1998, Atul Guwande asked why pro-lifers focus on the least disgusting—and least common—late-term abortion procedure.