Latest update: 02/07/2009
- abortion - Barack Obama - health - religion - USA
Abortion: Obama's political tightrope
For decades, abortion has been a divisive subject in the US. During his election campaign, Barack Obama stayed well away from the issue but the US president is now confronted with ever-growing tension between pro-choice and anti-abortion groups.
Our guest on Focus is Clara-Rachel Casseus-Eybalin, political analyst and United States specialist. FRANCE 24's correspondent Guillaume Meyer in the US reports.