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What Does It Mean to be “Pro-Choice?”

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2007/10/23/Abortion_Controversies

Nancy Keenan, President of NARAL Pro-Choice America, discusses the meaning of the term “pro-choice” as it relates to the abortion debate.

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The Wolfson Center for National Affairs at The New School presents “The Abortion Controversies,” a panel discussion focusing on the Supreme Court’s recent decision in Gonzalez v. Carhart, which has thrown the status of Roe v. Wade into doubt and suggests that the controversy may be reaching a new level of intensity.

Marjorie Heins, founder and coordinator of the Free Expression Policy Project at the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU’s School of Law will moderate a discussion of this historic decision with Nancy Keenan, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, Daniel C. Maguire, professor of moral theological ethics, Marquette University, and author of Sacred Rights, and Caitlin Borgmann, assistant professor, CUNY School of Law and editor of the Reproductive Rights Prof Blog. – The New School

Nancy Keenan is the current president of the United States-based abortion rights network NARAL Pro-Choice America. Keenan has also served in the Montana legislature and was the Superintendent of Public Instruction as a Democrat for the state of Montana from 1988-2000.

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