In 1974 Michael Dukakis was elected as the governor of Massachusetts. That year, thousands of miles away, on the opposite coast of our great nation, I was born. Little did either of us know that 13 years later we would come face to face.
It's increasingly difficult to figure out which of the numerous organizations claiming to offer "reproductive health services" actually provide termination referrals and which are merely sham clinics established by right-wing religious activists.
As the head of the state health agency, Norton changed the interpretation of a constitutional amendment, ruling that family planning agencies that also provide abortion services are ineligible for state funds.