The Right’s obsession with abortion

I was just doing a Lexis/Nexis search for articles on abortion to assign to my Gender and Politics class for the upcoming semester.  Wanting articles that reflected last year's Gonzalez v. Carhart decision on “partial birth abortion” I used that phrase as my search term.  Lexis/Nexis has a cool new search feature that sorts results by source.  I searched magazines and of the 151 articles, a full 90 were accounted for by just The Weekly Standard and The National Review, the renowned Conservative flagships.  No other source even had ten articles on the topic.  Just thought that was kind of interesting. 

About Steve Greene
Professor of Political Science at NC State

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