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Abortion

Format: Print Book 2014
Availability: Available at 3 Libraries 3 of 3 copies
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CLP - Main Library Mezzanine - Non-fiction HQ767.A1535 2014
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Carnegie Library of McKeesport Nonfiction 362.19888 Ab76
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Whitehall Public Library Nonfiction Collection YA 362.19888 M545
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Summary
Abortion has been a procedure that dates back to ancient times, laws regarding abortion are found as early as 1075 B.C. This volume explores both sides of the debate on the moral and social issues surrounding abortion. Is it immoral? Does it violate human rights? Can it be a form of genocide? Restrictions on abortion rights, such as parental consent laws and banning late-term abortions, are also discussed, as well as the impact of abortion on society and on women's physical and emotional health.
Contents
Roe v. Wade: four decades of tragedy / Doug Bandow
The choice to abort is up to women / Mary Elizabeth Williams
Not all abortions are equal / Ross Douthat
Abortion is immoral, even in the case of rape or incest / Andrew Napolitano
Respect for the moral agency of women supports always allowing abortion / Ann Furedi
The importance of women's moral will does not ever justify elective abortion / Karen Swallow Prior
Roe v. Wade is unconstitutional / William Sullivan
Roe v. Wade is not unconstitutional / Michael C. Dorf
Roe v. Wade has not removed the challenges to obtaining an abortion / Eleanor J. Bader
Roe v. Wade launched a debate of absolutists that ignores the majority / Steve Erickson
Does Roe still matter? / Daniel Allott
Abortions should be restricted to before twenty weeks gestation / Douglas Johnson
Restricting abortion to before twenty weeks gestation would be inhumane / Christy Zink
Parental-involvement laws for abortion protect minors and parents / Mary E. Harned
Parental-involvement laws threaten the safety of minors / Nina Liss-Schultz
Studies show abortion may increase premature death, breast cancer risk / Dave Bohon
The evidence does not support a causal link between abortion and breast cancer / Elaine Schattner
Medical abortions are safe / Genevra Pittman
Abortion-causing drugs are dangerous to women / Wendy Wright
Selective abortion is influenced by discriminatory attitudes toward disability / Amy Julia Becker
Selective abortion to avoid disability is sometimes the humane choice / Frances Ryan.

Additional Information
Series Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Subjects Abortion.
Abortion -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Abortion -- Law and legislation.
Publisher Farmington Hills, Mich. :2014
Contributors Merino, Noël, editor.
Language English
Description 188 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-180) and index.
ISBN 9780737769395 (hardback)
0737769394 (hardback)
9780737769401 (paperback)
0737769408 (paperback)
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