By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals denied an effort to revive a lawsuit challenging an Arizona state law banning abortions based on the race or sex of the child. The National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum and the NAACP’s Maricopa County branch sought to oppose the law which is […]
By Cindy Luc For Northwest Asian Weekly When I first tell people that I am Chinese, I get an instantaneous assumption and the question “Do you speak Cantonese or Mandarin?” I kindly respond with, “No. I speak the Teochew dialect.”
By David Crary The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The practice of sex-selection abortion, usually targeting a female fetus due to parental preference for a son, has few defenders in the United States. Yet a proposed federal ban is drawing vehement opposition from liberal advocacy groups who call it a veiled attempt to undermine […]
By Jonah Most New America Media There is little chance that the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution will be repealed — but that’s not the point, according to law experts.