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

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Published by Fred B. Rothman Publications in Littleton, CO .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Connecticut,
  • Connecticut.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Griswold, Estelle -- Trials, litigation, etc.,
    • Privacy, Right of -- Connecticut.,
    • Abortion -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History.,
    • Connecticut -- Trials, litigation, etc.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Other titlesGriswold v. Connecticut
      Statementcompiled by Roy M. Mersky & Jill Duffy.
      ContributionsMersky, Roy M., Duffy, Jill, J.D.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF228.G75 D63 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6784766M
      ISBN 100837708729
      LC Control Number00037276
      OCLC/WorldCa43884865

        Abortion become illegal in the mid's, and remained illegal until This work is a balanced presentation of the pro-life/pro-choice controversy, showing all aspects of the debate and why it is so difficult to resolve. Abortion in the United States: A Reference Handbook offers a balanced, objective look at the ultimate "wedge" issue in American culture. This volume offers a revealing history of abortion politics and policy from the s to Roe v.5/5(1).

      The practice of abortion—the termination of a pregnancy—has been known since ancient times. Various methods have been used to perform or attempt an abortion, including the administration of abortifacient herbs, the use of sharpened implements, the application of abdominal pressure, and other techniques.   The Abortion Controversy A Documentary History. by Eva R. Rubin, ed. [A] valuable contribution to a more nuanced and thorough understanding of the long and troubled debate over the proper role of government in regulating sexual behavior in the U.S. Reference Books Bulletin. Print Flyer.

        Table of Contents. Series ForewordIntroductionBefore The Early History of AbortionThe Common LawA Short History of Abortion Policy in the United States: The Historians' BriefThe Medical Crusade against Abortion ()Criminal Abortion LawsThe Legal Prohibition of ContraceptionSigns of Change ()The Abortion Reform Movement ()The Bad .   Abortion A Documentary and Reference Guide. by Melody Rose. Explores the evolution of both sides of America's abortion debate in a balanced selection of 41 primary documents by doctors, feminists, religious leaders, activists, politicians, .


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Documentary history of the legal aspects of abortion in the United States. Webster v. Reproductive Health Services. Littleton, CO: F.B. Rothman, (OCoLC) Named Person: William L Webster; William L Webster: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Roy M.

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Responsibility: series editor, Roy M. Mersky ; edited and compiled by Kumar Percy Jayasuriya. Abortion in the United States: A Compilation of Federal and State Laws, 2nd Edition Reviewed in Law Library Journal.

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[Roy M Mersky; Jill Duffy, J.D.;]. The Abortion Controversy: A Documentary History. This collection brings together for the first time the key primary documents in the history of the abortion controversy in the United States. Organized by historical period, these 92 documents tell the story of this highly charged issue.

Get this from a library. A documentary history of the legal aspects of abortion in the United States. Gonzales v. Carhart and Gonzales v. Planned Parenthood. [Kumar Percy Jayasuriya;]. In the United States, abortion rates have been falling for several decades while attitudes have remained relatively stable.

Given this background, this paper examines the current status of the fluid and contentious US abortion by: 7. The Other Format of the Documentary History of the Legal Aspects of Abortion in the United States: Webster vs. Reproductive Health Services by Roy M. B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events HelpAuthor: Roy M.

Mersky. This collection brings together for the first time the key primary documents in the history of the abortion controversy in the United States.

Organized by historical period, these 92 documents tell the story of this highly charged issue. An explanatory introduction geared to the needs of high school and college students accompanies each document.

Mersky, Roy A. and Suzanne F. Young compilers. A Documentary History of the Legal Aspects of Abortion in the United States Planned Parenthood v. Casey. Littleton, Colo.: F.B.

Rothman. 6 Vols. Cloth. New. * The Supreme Court decision changed the legal standard for the evaluation of restrictions on abortion. The new undue burden standard enunciated in Casey left the abortion. Table of Contents. Series Foreword Introduction Before The Early History of Abortion The Common Law A Short History of Abortion Policy in the United States: The Historians' Brief The Medical Crusade against Abortion () Criminal Abortion Laws The Legal Prohibition of Contraception Signs of Change () The Abortion Reform Movement () The.

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. When Abortion Was Illegal: Untold Stories is a American short documentary film directed by Dorothy was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short.

The film consists of first person stories which reveal the physical, emotional and legal consequences of having or providing an abortion when it was a criminal ed by: Danny McGuire, Beth Selzer. History of Abortion sources: Fadiman, D. (Director). When Abortion Was Illegal: Untold Stories [Motion picture on ?v=GKd.

Abortion in the United States: A Reference Handbook offers a balanced, objective look at the ultimate "wedge" issue in American culture. This volume offers a revealing history of abortion politics and policy from the s to Roe v.

The linking of the words "abortion" and "crime" emphasizes the difficult and painful history that is the focus of Leslie J. Reagan's important book. Her study is the first to examine the entire period during which abortion was illegal in the United States, beginning in the mid-nineteenth century and ending with Roe v.The front matter includes a Timeline of major events in abortion history, and the back matter, offers a Bibliography of 50 titles on abortion and over 30 Web links.

Excerpt As the United States entered the twenty-first century, the sands of abortion politics were shifting in a discernible way.abortion, expulsion of the products of conception before the embryo or fetus is viable. Any interruption of human pregnancy prior to the 28th week is known as abortion.

The term spontaneous abortion, or miscarriage, is used to signify delivery of a nonviable embryo or fetus due to fetal or maternal factors, as opposed to purposely induced abortion.