Abortion Law Development: A Brief Overview

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This report summarizes the history of legislation on abortion. Moreover, the report discusses the conflict that surrounds the history of the court cases and how it has effected legislation passed since Roe v. Wade. The report also covers how Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton did not cover a variety of issues that have since been raised by states seeking to restrict abortion.

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Jon, Shimbukuro O. & Lewis, Karen J. June 12, 2007.

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This report summarizes the history of legislation on abortion. Moreover, the report discusses the conflict that surrounds the history of the court cases and how it has effected legislation passed since Roe v. Wade. The report also covers how Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton did not cover a variety of issues that have since been raised by states seeking to restrict abortion.

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  • June 12, 2007

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Jon, Shimbukuro O. & Lewis, Karen J. Abortion Law Development: A Brief Overview, report, June 12, 2007; Washington D.C.. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc806058/: accessed May 24, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.

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