Abortion Affirmative
Abortion Negative

Abortion good for a variety of reasons, reproductive access good, SQ
access is difficult for poor women
A2: Abortion is immoral and murder

Ike
Dylan

Equal protection good for abortion, privacy bad for abortion
Alex
Ana

Equal protection spillover is good. And applying EP to abortion
causes spillover

Halle
Parisa

K stuff (K advantage arguments, and "X philosopher + abortion" searches)
Tony
Brooke

Politics (plan controversial, not so controversial, court involvement
shields or doesn't shield, people like/hate abortion, people
support/don't support funding abortion)

Chaitali

A2: Agent CPs (i.e. - Supreme Court good, Congress or state courts or
state legislatures bad

Ian

The Graber book
Ira


CITES:

Rethinking Abortion : Equal Choice, The Constitution, And Reproductive
Politics Graber, Mark A.
LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS
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Equal protection cards

Lots of cards about EP and privacy
Kristina Mentone, Fordham Law Review, May, 2002
“Cass Sunstein also claims that the right to an abortion”

And there's an EP spillover card at:
“Further, Mackinnon asserts that if abortion”


EP good
Beth Jamieson, Real Choices: Feminism, Freedom, and the Limits of Law, 2001

Privacy bad standard
Sonu Bedi, Cleveland State Law Review, 2005/2006
“The modern right to privacy was expanded in Roe”

Privacy bad and lots more
Erin Daly, American University Law Review, October, 1995
“Since 1973 the Supreme Court has based the right to abortion”

EP good
Julie Kay, Brooklyn Law Review, Spring, 1994

EP promotes progressive constitutionalism
Robin West, What Roe Should Have Said, ed. Jack Balkin, 2005, p. 256-257

Privacy bad
Catharine Mackinnon, Abortion: Moral and Legal Perspectives, ed.
Garfield and Hennessy, 1984

Privacy stuff
Anita Allen, Having and Raising Children, ed. Uma Narayan and Julia
Bartkowiak, 1999

EP good
Kenneth Agran, Constitutional Commentary, Spring, 2005
“Government’s decision to subsidize childbirth”

Neg cards for Congress CP

Progressive constitutionalism
Robin West, Progressive Constitutionalism, 1994
Robin West, What Roe Should Have Said, ed. Jack Balkin, 2005
Robin West, http://bostonreview.net/BR23. 5/West.html
Robin West, The Constitution's Political Deficit, Harvard Law and
Policy Review, December 4, 2006,
http://www.hlpronline.com/ 2006/07/west_01.html.

Kenneth Ward, http://www.bsos.umd.edu/gvpt/ lpbr/subpages/reviews/ wolfe1204.htm

Backlash, stripping
Jack Balkin, http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/ papers.cfm?abstract_id=847164

Congressional action has the same constitutional effect
Ira Lupu, Virginia Law Review, February, 1993
Moreover, model two has important implications

Congress causes social change
Stoddard, NYU Law Review, November, 1997
The fact that the Act emanated from Congress

Abortion/reproductive freedom cards

"Abortion bad" arguments don't apply. Legal restrictions on access
undermine the culture of life
Kevin Quinn, Associate Professor of Law, Georgetown University, "Whose
virtue? which morality? the limits of law as a teacher of virtue, a
comment on Cathleen Kaveny," Choosing Life: A Dialogue on Evangelium
Vitae, 1997, p. 153

Tons of cards from this book about how the slippery slope argument and
"no ethics if we deny fetal life" arguments. The best stuff is in the
140s and 150s
Geoffrey Drutchas, senior pastor of St. Paul United Church of Christ,
Is Life Sacred?, 1998, p. 152-154

Lots of stuff about how reproductive freedom is key to solve eugenics
Alexander Sanger, Chair, International Planned Parenthood Council
International Planned Parenthood Federation, Beyond Choice:
Reproductive Freedom in the 21st Century, 2004

Their "respect for life" claims are complete bunk. Data analysis
proves strong correlation between abortion restrictions and violent
societies
James W. Prescott, President, BioBehavioral Systems & Director,
Institute of Humanistic Science and former president of the Maryland
Psychological Association, and Edd Doerr, president of the American
Humanist Association, "Fetal Personhood: Is An Acorn An Oak Tree?" The
Truth Seeker, May/June, 1989,
http://www.violence.de/ prescott/truthseeker/acorn. html
The research strategy that governed Dr. Prescott's research over the
past fifteen

Restrictions → patriarchy
Bell hooks, Feminism is for Everybody: Passionate Politics, p. 27-30

Jodi Jacobson, Living With Contradictions: Controversies in Feminist
Social Ethics, ed. Allison Jaggar, 1994, p. 302

Susan Sherwin, Living With Contradictions: Controversies in Feminist
Social Ethics, ed. Allison Jaggar, 1994, p. 316

Erin Daly, American University Law Review, October, 1995
"By identifying abortion as part of a more general liberty"

Catharine Mackinnon, Yale Law Review, March 1991
"Reproduction is socially gendered"

*Choice is essential - even if abortions are bad, coerced pregnancy is far worse
Kevin Davis, Bay Area Reporter, June 22, 2006,
http://bacorr.org/article.php? id=66
Keeping the baby to term can be a positive, healing experience

All their "abortion bad" arguments link more to the aff - illegal
abortions will be far worse
Lynn Harris, award-winning journalist for Salon.com, "Who Are The
Feminists For Life?" 2005,
http://www.nerve.com/ dispatches/harris/ feministsforlife/
Yet to be fair, FFL does not spend its time

The woman-protection argument for a ban is the worst form of
anti-feminist paternalism
Reva Siegel, Professor of Law at Yale University, and Sarah Blustain,
American Prospect, October 3, 2006,
http://www.prospect.org/web/ page.ww?section=root&name= ViewPrint&articleId=12011
If women are not able to choose abortion, then someone

Even if their "abortion bad" arguments are true, a ban is the worst
option for feminism
Katha Pollitt, columnist for The Nation since 1980, The Nation, August
29, 2005, http://www.thenation.com/doc/ 20050829/pollitt
Can you be a feminist and be against abortion

*All the best studies conclude abortion doesn't hurt women
Emily Bazelon, senior editor at Slate, New York Times Magazine, January 21, 2007
Soon after Koop's refusal in 1987 to report on the health effects of
abortion, the American Psychological


Precedent spillover**

The legal norm created by the plan overwhelms personal preference of
the justices
James Spriggs and Thomas Hansford, Department of Political Science,
UC- Davis, “Explaining the Overruling of U.S. Supreme Court
Precedent,” Journal of Politics, November, 2001,
http://www.law.berkeley.edu/ institutes/csls/precjopfinal. pdf
Second, the norm of stare decisis, as operating through

Best study – judges defer to precedent
James Spriggs and Thomas Hansford, Department of Political Science,
UC- Davis, “Explaining the Overruling of U.S. Supreme Court
Precedent,” Journal of Politics, November, 2001,
http://www.law.berkeley.edu/ institutes/csls/precjopfinal. pdf
While past work helps us to understand why the Court

Overruling is key to embed the new precedent strongly in the web of
decisions – it’s five times more likely to spillover
James Fowler and Sangick Jeon, Department of Political Science,
University of California, Davis, “The Authority of Supreme Court
Precedent: A Network Analysis,” June 29, 2005,
http://jhfowler.ucsd.edu/ authority_of_supreme_court_ precedent.pdf
Of course, most decisions have not followed the continuously upward trajectory

New precedent is stronger – the plan will overwhelm old decisions
Kevin McGuire, associate professor of Political Science at UNC, and
Michael MacKuen, professor of Political Science at UNC, “Precedent and
Preferences on the U.S. Supreme Court,” 2005,
http://www.unc.edu/~kmcguire/ papers/precedent.pdf
On a more practical level, the potential for precedents

Arguments against spillover ignore complexity of precedent – new
overrules are given great weight
James Fowler and Sangick Jeon, Department of Political Science,
University of California, Davis, “The Authority of Supreme Court
Precedent: A Network Analysis,” June 29, 2005,
http://jhfowler.ucsd.edu/ authority_of_supreme_court_ precedent.pdf
The simple analysis of inward and outward citations