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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abortion_in_the_United_States

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

healthcare.findlaw.com/patient-rights/how-did-abortion-become-legal.html

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 ...

www.thoughtco.com/why-is-abortion-legal-in-the-united-states-721091

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 abortion bans ...

www.cnn.com/2016/06/23/health/abortion-history-in-united-states

Jun 27, 2016 ... Until about 1880, abortion was allowed and widely practiced in the United States; The American Medical Association led the crusade to ban ...

www.ourbodiesourselves.org/health-info/u-s-abortion-history

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 ...

www.dummies.com/education/law/roe-v-wade-how-abortion-became-legal-in-the-united-states

By Patricia Yuu Pan. Roe versus Wade, better known as Roe v. Wade, is the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion within the first two ...

prochoice.org/education-and-advocacy/about-abortion/history-of-abortion

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 ...

plannedparenthoodaction.org/blog/roe-v-wade-risk-abortion-became-legal-1973-could-become-out-reach-2016

Jan 22, 2016 ... Before abortion became legal in the United States 43 years ago, you would have faced uncertain and dangerous options — or no option at all ...

www.chicagotribune.com/sns-abortion-timeline-story.html

1821 -- America's first statutory abortion regulation is enacted in Connecticut in ... First trimester abortion at this point (in most states) is legal or a misdemeanor.

abort73.com/abortion_facts/us_abortion_law

Mar 2, 2015 ... As it stands today, American women have the legal right to obtain an abortion in all 50 states, through all nine months of pregnancy, for virtually ...