Obama Speaks of Woman's Right to 'Bodily Integrity' in Abortion Debate

RedTracker| President Obama met with Senate leaders of both parties yesterday, regarding his new Supreme Court nominee. Reporters were allowed a single question afterwards, and it focused on abortion. In framing his answer carefully, Obama introduced a new term into the abortion discussion: ‘bodily integrity’. The president’s exact comments were:

 … I want somebody who is going to be interpreting our Constitution in a way that takes into account individual rights, and that includes women’s rights. And that’s going to be something that’s very important to me, because I think part of what our core constitutional values promote is the notion that individuals are protected in their privacy and their bodily integrity, and women are not exempt from that.” Read on in Women Rebels