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New Mexican (Newspaper) - January 23, 2005, Santa Fe, New Mexico Nation World Sunday January 23 2005 THE NEW MEXICAN A3 The Associated Press An antiabortion demonstrator left argues with abortion rights supporters Saturday in San Francisco Both groups held competing rallies to mark the 32nd anniversary of Roe v Wade Roe v Wade anniversary spurs demonstrations The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO Activ ists on both sides of the abor tion issue marched in demon strations across the country Saturday to mark the 32nd anniversary of the historic Supreme Court decision that made abortion legal The anniversary carne amid speculation that retire ments on the Supreme Court could alter its makeup and its longstanding defense of the Roe v Wade decision during President Bushs sec ond term Chief Justice Wil liam Rehnquist is 80 and suf fering from thyroid cancer In San Francisco thou sands of abortion opponents marched on the citys water front chanting slogans like Women deserve while abortion rights support ers tried to drown them out with their own rallying cries San Francisco Supervi sor Tom Ammiano said he thought it was ironic that anti abortion activists chose the liberal West Coast city as the site for their demonstration I think they want to parlay that Ammiano said What better place than San Francisco not only as an act of provocation but I think as an act of arrogance But we know how to handle Abortion opponents carry ing American flags and signs reading Parental Rights and Choose Life also marched on the state capitol in Austin Texas where Republican Gov Rick Perry pledged support for a bill requiring a minor to get her parents con sent for an abortion Abortion needs to be brought in line with nearly every other medical proce dure performed on minors and that includes parental said Joe Pojman executive director of Texas Alliance for Life Sarah Wheat spokeswoman for NARAL ProChoice Texas said her group opposes a parental consent law because it would not have a huge impact on the abortion rate Yushchenko vows to fight corruption The Associated Press KIEV Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko to be sworn in as president today has pledged to steer Ukraine on a new course fighting corruption and bringing the former Soviet republic closer to the European Union and NATO while main taining good relations with Russia But the reformer who won a court ordered election spurred by weeks of protests against his earlier defeat in a fraudplagued election could face substantial opposition in the countrys largely Russianspeaking east stronghold of his election foe Viktor Yanukovych Many in the east fear a rise of Ukrainian nationalism under Yushchenko that could result in discrimination against them On Saturday Yushchenko participated in a traditional Ukrainian Cossack ceremony that could heighten those concerns In Washington President Bush called Yushchenko to congratulate him on his election and on democracys victory in Ukraine White House spokesman Brian Besanceney said Secretary of State Colin Powell arrived The Associated Press Ukrainian Presidentelect Viktor Yush chenko will take the presidential oath today Saturday night and said that he was hon ored to be here for this historic The two leaders also discussed their support for the people of Iraq and for democracy in that White House spokesman Brian Besanceney said They agreed to consult and work closely together in the coming In contrast Russia sent relatively low level representation Sergei Mironov head of the upper house of parliament Ukraine has troops in Iraq the fourthlargest contingent in the led military operation and it lost eight troops in an explosion of an ammunition dump on Jan 9 In the Cossack ceremony Yushchenko was named a hetman or Cossack leader Ukrainian Cossacks are considered his toric defenders of the land against out side oppression I am convinced our forefathers were also dreaming of seeing a demo cratic Ukraine with free people with free said Yushchenko at the Kiev ceremony 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