Las Vegas Review-Journal staffers have a simple question for their new owner: Who are you?Several staffers at the Review-Journal, the largest media outlet in Nevada, have questioned their new owner’s decision to remain secret, an unusual arrangement that’s stunned not only the newsroom, but journalists nationwide. Sean Whaley, a capital bureau reporter based in Carson City, tweeted Saturday night that he was “offended & embarrassed” that the paper’s new owner — News + Media Capital Group LLC — has not disclosed its financial backers since announcing Thursday night that it had acquired the paper.
Nurses and doctors who treated Yocca told the TV station that she spoke about wanting to end the pregnancy while in the hospital.
Antiabortion activists say that Tennessee’s laws protect unborn children and their mothers. But critics argue that such laws make it harder for women to access legal abortions and more likely to turn to unsafe, illegal alternatives.
Tennessee has relatively tight restrictions on abortions, including a ban on all such procedures after 12 weeks of pregnancy. Women must make two trips to a clinic, 48 hours apart, before they can undergo the procedure. As of 2010, 59 percent of Tennessee women lived in a county without an abortion provider, according to the National Women’s Law Center.
“There are those who contend that it does not benefit African-Americans to get them into the University of Texas, where they do not do well,” Scalia said, “as opposed to having them go to a less-advanced school … a slower-track school where they do well.””Most of the black scientists in this country don’t come from schools like the University of Texas,” he added. “They come from lesser schools where they do not feel that … they’re being pushed ahead in classes that are too fast for them.”