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Title Abortion [Gale EBooks electronic resource] / Noel Merino, book editor.

Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Greenhaven Press, 2013.
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Description 1 online resource (164 p.) : ill. (chiefly col.).
Series Teen rights and freedoms
Gale virtual reference library
Teen rights and freedoms.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The Supreme Court decriminalized abortion in Roe v. Wade / J. Shoshanna Ehrlich -- Public opinion on abortion is influenced by science and ethics / Bonnie Steinbock -- The right to privacy protects a woman's right to choose abortion : the Supreme Court's decision / Harry Blackmun -- Requiring parental or spousal consent for abortion is unconstitutional : the Supreme Court's decision / Harry Blackmun -- States may require parental consent for abortion if an alternative form of authorization is also available : the Supreme Court's decision / Lewis F. Powell Jr -- States may enact abortion restrictions that do not pose substantial obstacles : the Supreme Court's decision / Sandra Day O'Connor -- Parental involvement laws for abortion protect minors / Mailee R. Smith -- Parental involvement laws threaten young women's safety / NARAL Pro-Choice America -- Parental involvement laws reduce minors' abortion rate / Michael New -- The impact of laws requiring parental involvement for abortion : a literature review / Amanda Dennis ... [et al.] -- Beyond apocalypse and apology : a moral defense of abortion / Caitlin Borgmann and Catherine Weiss -- There is a growing aversion to abortion, especially among teens / Steve Chapman -- The attorney who successfully argued Roe v. Wade recounts her experience : personal narrative / Sarah Weddington, interviewed by Martha Burk -- The plaintiff from Roe v. Wade explains her conversion against abortion : personal narrative / Norma McCorvey, interviewed by Frank Pavone -- A doctor who performs abortions reflects on her experience : personal narrative / Susan Wicklund, interviewed by Eryn Loeb.
Summary Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume focuses on the ways in which states may place restrictions on abortion for minors that are not required for adult women, including the constitutional right to privacy.
Subject Abortion -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Added Author Merino, Noel, editor.
Gale Group.
Other Form: Print version: Abortion. Detroit, Mich. : Greenhaven Press, 2012 9780737763973 (DLC) 2012024247
ISBN 9780737768107 (electronic book)
9780737763973 (hardcover)
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