Cover of: Are abortion rights threatened? | Tamara L. Roleff

Are abortion rights threatened?

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Written in English.

About the Edition

Debates such issues as whether abortion should be banned; whether teens must notify their parents prior to having an abortion; whether women undergoing abortions should be required to have an ultrasound and whether doctors may refuse to perform abortions if it violates their spiritual and moral beliefs. --Introduction, page 10.

Table of Contents

All abortions must be illegal / Judie Brown and Robert P. Evangelisto
Abortion rights are threatened / Rachel Benson Gold and Elizabeth Nash
Late-term abortions should be banned / National Review
Late-term abortions should not be banned / Willie Parker
Abortion bans should not include an exception for rape / Andrew P. Napolitano
Abortion bans with exceptions for rape are hypocritical / Irin Carmon
Abortion bans without exceptions endanger women's health / NARAL Pro-Choice America
Parental involvement laws for abortions for minors are constitutional / Teresa S. Collett
Parental involvement laws for abortions for minors are unconstitutional / Center for Reproductive Rights
Unborn children have rights that must be protected / Paul Ryan
Giving rights to fetuses endangers women / Michelle Goldberg
Ultrasounds before abortions are often medically necessary / Alana Goodman
Women seeking abortions should not be forced to undergo an ultrasound / Carolyn Jones
A forced transvaginal ultrasound constitutes being raped / Dahlia Lithwick
A forced transvaginal ultrasound is not like being raped / Megan Carpentier
Doctors may refuse to perform abortions if they have a conflict of conscience / E. Christian Brugger.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 121-125) and index.

At issue. Civil liberties, At issue


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
HQ767.5.U5 A72 2013

The Physical Object

132 pages ;
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0737761458, 0737761466
9780737761450, 9780737761467
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