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On Roe v. Wade anniversary, consensus for reproductive rights solidifies

Posted By Rob Schofield On January 22, 2013 @ 9:01 am In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled

Today is the 40th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision to confer something approaching equal rights on women when it comes to reproductive freedom — a day to be celebrated for sure.

And notwithstanding the troubled actions and statements of zealot/politicians like North Carolina’s chief cheerleader for restricting that freedom — state House Majority Leader Paul Stam [1] — the trends in public opinion continue to move inexorably in a positive direction.

For confirmation of this reality, check out this very encouraging graph [2] of the nation’s evolving attitudes on abortion rights from MSNBC blogger Steve Benen.

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[1] state House Majority Leader Paul Stam: http://www.newsobserver.com/2013/01/19/2618778/more-abortion-legislation-may.html

[2] this very encouraging graph: http://maddowblog.msnbc.com/_news/2013/01/22/16641410-on-roe-anniversary-support-for-reproductive-rights-grows?lite

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