Liberal Triumphs Could Inspire Abortion Ban

If liberals keep expanding legal status, will fetuses be included?

Next, let's picket abortion clinics.

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The Supreme Court's ruling in favor of gay marriage was a landmark in the expansion of rights, power and moral legitimacy to a previously marginalized group. For now, social conservatives are despondent. But the logic of expanding rights may contain the seeds of conservative victory in another significant cause: banning abortion.

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