Abortion Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Abortion.

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  • 9 Encyclopedia Articles
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Encyclopedia Articles (9)

1,762 words, approx. 6 pages
Abortion Abortion, or induced miscarriage, was one of the most controversial topics in the post-Civil War United States. Indeed, the rights an individual woman holds over her uterus seem to have been ... Read more
926 words, approx. 4 pages
Abortion Therapeutic abortion is the intentional ending of a pregnancy before the fetus can live independently. Abortion has been legal in the United States since 1973. Women have abortions because co... Read more
6,268 words, approx. 21 pages
Pregnancy and Pregnancy Termination Pregnancy is one of the most important events in a woman's life. For many women, pregnancy defines, enhances, or determines their economic, social, or person... Read more
3,622 words, approx. 13 pages
Abortion In the United States and in some other countries, abortion is one of the most divisive moral and political issues. Developments in abortion techniques, such as medical abortion and intact dil... Read more
2,338 words, approx. 8 pages
Abortion The claims to which partisans on both sides of the "abortion" issue appeal seem, if one is not thinking of the abortion issue, close to self-evident, or they appear to be easily... Read more
837 words, approx. 3 pages
Abortion Invasive procedure resulting in pregnancy termination and death of the fetus. Abortion is the final consequence of a woman's decision to terminate her pregnancy. In the U.S., more than... Read more
20,183 words, approx. 68 pages
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 abo... Read more
60,097 words, approx. 201 pages
“[Constitutionally protected] abortion . . . has never been understood . . . to include taking the life of a partly born child." —U.S. Catholic Conference “A criminal statute ban... Read more
29,311 words, approx. 98 pages
Abortion is one of the most controversial issues in American society and politics today. Since 1973, when the Supreme Court legalized abortion in its landmark Roe v. Wade decision, opposing groups h... Read more