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March 2006

Mo. Court Upholds 24-Hour Abortion Wait

by jasontromm
The Missouri Supreme Court has upheld the state's 24-hour waiting period for abortions, a decision that turns the focus of the legal battle to federal court. The unanimous ruling Tuesday by Missouri's highest court focused on whether the 2003 law ran contrary to the state constitution. The judges rejected arguments that it was overly vague and deprived people of liberty and privacy rights.

April 2005

Afghan woman stoned to death for adultery ■ Reuters.com

by wyliej
The public execution of a woman accused of adultery was the first such incident in Afghanistan since the Taliban were removed from power.

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