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A Brief History of the Abortion Controversy in the United States

A history of how the abortion controversy has evolved in the United States. When did abortion first become illegal? What was the effect of Roe v. Wade?

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Learn about the Ancient History of Abortion

Learn about the Ancient History of Abortion...while I fall in the middle on the abortion issue,( I can see both sides to some extent) I would like to know as much about it as possible.

from The Daily Beast

Roe v. Wade to Planned Parenthood: The History of Abortion Rights in America (PHOTOS)

This week, potential Republican presidential contender Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-LA) rolled out one of the country's most regressive tax proposals, a plan that

Scarlet Letters: Getting the History of Abortion and Contraception Right | Abortion is ancient. It is not going anywhere. Anyone who really cares about women would work to keep it safe and legal.


A History of Abortion, Part 1: In colonial America, early-term abortion was a way of life for many women. But by 1900, it had become criminalized across the country -- but not for reasons you'd expect. In this two-part cultural and legal history of abortion, Cristen and Caroline time travel from ancient Greek herbal remedies to induce miscarriage to 19th-century abortionist Madame Restell at the center of America's first major abortion debate. | Stuff Mom Never Told You


A History of Abortion, Part 2: Raised during the Progressive Era crusade against abortion, Margaret Sanger devoted her life to making birth control accessible to women from all walks of life. In this second installment of the cultural and legal history of abortion, Cristen and Caroline highlight Sanger's legacy and eugenics controversy and how the development of Planned Parenthood coincided with midcentury women's fight to access abortion by whatever means necessary | Stuff Mom Never Told…

from Salon

Rachel Maddow delivers a somber history of abortion clinic terror attacks in the U.S.

Maddow calls out Ted Cruz for courting anti-abortion extremists and then blaming "a transgendered leftist activist" VIDEO

The History of Abortion Is a History of Punishing Women. There were just as many abortions pre-Roe as there are today. The difference was women died.