Anti-abortionists deny women sexual independence

October 19, 2007
Like many anti-abortion activists, Bryce Taylor trots out the popular canard that the “central question” of the abortion debate is “whether the fetus is actually a life” (“Abortion debate turns on definition of terms,” 10/17). The nature of fetal existence may be an interesting scientific question; nevertheless, it is irrelevant to the political debate over »

Savings Bank changes merit students’ attention

October 23, 2003
Some issues resonate across the political spectrum — particularly, it seems, issues of local economics.ÊTake, for instance, New Haven Savings Bank and its proposal to acquire two other banks and to convert from mutual form, owned by its depositors, to a publicly-traded company owned by, well, who knows? These proposals require governmental approval, after a »