Study & Research Abortion

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ABORTION HAS BECOME one of the most controversial issues of our time. Politicians argue over the legal aspects of abortion. Religious and pro-life groups work to make their views and beliefs about abortion known. Pro-choice organizations work just as hard to speak out for their views. Some people choose to try to change laws or create new legislation that will reflect their positions on abortion. Others choose to block access to clinics and resort to violence to make sure their voices are heard.

Almost no one remains untouched by the abortion controversy. Patients and clinic workers are sometimes prevented from entering medical facilities because of blockades and threats of violence. Ordinary people are exposed to television commercials, billboards, and other forms of media that promote antiabortion and pro-choice beliefs.

Although there have been a few attempts to find common ground, both sides of the debate find little to...

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