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A documentary history of the legal aspects of abortion in the United States.

A documentary history of the legal aspects of abortion in the United States.

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Published by F.B. Rothman in Littleton, Colo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Washington (D.C.),
  • United States,
  • Pennsylvania.
    • Subjects:
    • Casey, Robert P. 1932- -- Trials, litigation, etc.,
    • Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania -- Trials, litigation, etc.,
    • Trials (Abortion) -- Washington (D.C.),
    • Abortion -- Law and legislation -- United States -- States.,
    • Abortion -- Law and legislation -- Pennsylvania.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Other titlesPlanned Parenthood v. Casey
      Statementcompiled by Roy M. Mersky, Suzanne F. Young.
      ContributionsMersky, Roy M., Young, Suzanne F.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF228.P5 M47 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination6 v. ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL790497M
      ISBN 100837708672
      LC Control Number95022961

      The minute documentary “Strings Attached,” produced by Culture of Life Africa founder and president Obianuju Ekeocha exposes the funding pipeline from Western countries to African nations, specifically for abortion and contraceptive “services,” and shares first-hand accounts of the harm countless women have experienced at the hands of global abortion giant Marie Stopes : Anne Marie Williams.   In the s, abortion was largely illegal in the United States. “Hundreds of thousands of pregnant women, unmindful of what may happen to them, secretly and fearfully seek abortions. Text. The Supremacy Clause of the U.S. Constitution states. This Constitution, and the Laws of the United States which shall be made in pursuance thereof; and all treaties made, or which shall be made, under the authority of the United States, shall be the supreme law of the land; and the judges in every state shall be bound thereby, anything in the constitution or laws of any state to the. Abortion, Contraception, and Responsible Sexuality. Abortion remains one of the most controversial issues in the United States today. The following resources are intended to provide information that will help in making thoughtful, well-informed decisions about both the morality and the legality of abortion.


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Mersky, Roy M.; Duffy, Jill Compilers. Documentary History of the Legal Aspects of Abortion in the United States: Griswold v. Connecticut. Littleton: F.B. Rothman, 1 volume various pagings. Hardcover. New. * The decision in the Griswold case laid the foundation for Roe v. Wade by guaranteeing a woman's constitutional right to privacy.

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