September 12, 1992 |
Democrat Dianne Feinstein won the endorsements of two prominent abortion rights groups Friday, dealing a setback to her Republican opponent, Sen. John Seymour, who has been working hard to establish his credentials with women concerned about the issue.
January 8, 1992 |
Thirteen states are likely to ban or severely restrict abortion if the Supreme Court overturns Roe vs. Wade, but not California, the National Abortion Rights Action League said Tuesday. Gov. Pete Wilson and the majority in the state Senate and Assembly support the right to choose abortion, while the state Supreme Court has concluded that the right is protected by California's Constitution, the abortion rights group said.
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April 5, 1990 |
Perhaps it was the ethereal beauty of "Equal Justice" television star Sarah Jessica Parker that drew more than 2,500 students to a rally Wednesday at UCLA's Westwood Plaza. Or maybe it was the polished sensuality of "La Bamba" heartthrob Esai Morales.
November 10, 1989 |
One day almost 20 years ago, Kate Michelman's husband announced that he had fallen in love with another woman and was leaving her and their three small daughters. It is an old, sad story, but in Michelman's case, it had an additional twist. A few weeks later, she discovered she was pregnant. At a loss to figure out how she was going to support the children she already had, Michelman sought an abortion.
October 18, 1989 |
A national abortion rights group Tuesday removed Connecticut Gov. William A. O'Neill from a list of top political targets, reversing a stand the group took just three days earlier. The reversal by the National Abortion Rights Action League took O'Neill off a list that includes Sen. Jesse Helms (R-N.C.), Florida Gov. Bob Martinez and six other elected officials as political targets because of their anti-abortion views. "I have spoken with Gov.
October 15, 1989 |
In a tactical shift, the political arm of the pro-choice movement announced plans Saturday to target selected anti-abortion politicians for defeat in the 1990 elections as the centerpiece of a broader bid to gain legislative support for abortion rights. Among nine elected officials nationwide targeted by the National Abortion Rights Action League is first-term Assemblyman Curt Pringle (R-Garden Grove), the only Californian on the group's hit list.