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Abortion in the United States

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Various states have laws on abortion, some of which ... measure that would have banned all abortions and ...

How Did Abortion Become Legal? - FindLaw

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Women in the United States haven't always had the right to an abortion. Before 1973, individual states were allowed to decide whether abortion would be legal ...

Supreme Court legalizes abortion - Jan 22, 1973 - HISTORY.com

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Despite opponents' characterization of the decision, it was not the first time that abortion became a legal procedure in the United States. In fact, for most of the ...

Q & A about Abortion - Pro-Life Action League

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How Did Abortion Become Legal in the United States? What is the total number of legal abortions since 1973? How many abortions are performed in the United ...

Federal and State Bans and Restrictions on Abortion

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The federal abortion ban criminalizes abortions in the second trimester of ... In states that have passed laws like this, some women and their families have been put ... unintended pregnancies, prompt access to safe, legal abortion is imperative.

Roe v. Wade and Beyond: Forty Years of Legal Abortion in the ...

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This January marked the fortieth anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion in the United States. In ways not anticipated by the coalition of  ...

History of Abortion – National Abortion Federation

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Jan 29, 2015 ... In the United States, the history of abortion goes back much farther than the 1973 Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade, which made abortion legal ...

An Overview of Abortion Laws | Guttmacher Institute

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Gestational Limits: 43 states prohibit abortions, generally except when necessary to protect the woman's life or health, after a specified point in ... United States.

The Public Health Impact of Legal Abortion: 30 Years Later ...

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Jan 1, 2004 ... Before the Roe v. Wade decision in 1973, data on abortion in the United States were scarce. In 1955, experts had estimated, on the basis of ...

The State of Abortion in the United States - National Right to Life

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Jan 21, 2014 ... The State of Abortion in the United States is a report issued by the National ... effectively legalized abortion on demand throughout the full nine ...

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History of Abortion in the U.S. - Our Bodies Ourselves

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Mar 28, 2014 ... In the United States, abortion was widely practiced before about 1880, by which time most states had banned it except to save the life of the ...

Facts About Abortion: U.S. Abortion Law - Abort73.com

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Mar 2, 2015 ... The history of abortion in the United States is far more complicated than ... women have the legal right to obtain an abortion in all 50 states, ...

Why Is Abortion Legal in the United States?

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Answer: During the 1960s and early 1970s, U.S. states began to repeal their bans on abortion. In Roe v. Wade (1973), the U.S. Supreme Court stated that ...