Title

Legislative Restrictions on Abortion

Authors

B. Jessie Hill

Abstract

More anti-abortion legislation was passed in 2011 than in any other year since Roe v. Wade was decided in 1973. In the first half of the year, when most of the legislative activity took place, more than 80 abortion-related restrictions were enacted across the United States. Though this statistic encompasses a wide array of rules and regulations, a few trends clearly emerge. Many of these laws are more extreme than any we have seen in decades. The following are a few of the most common or most notable types of laws to appear this year.

Keywords

Health Law, Medicine, Abortion

Publication Date

2012

Document Type

Article

Place of Original Publication

Virtual Mentor

Publication Information

14 Virtual Mentor 133 (Feb. 2012)

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