A State-By-State Review of Abortion and Reproductive Rights

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DIANE Publishing, Dec 1, 1998 - Law - 156 pages
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Provides an in-depth look at reproductive rights in each state, including abortion-related legislation introduced, voted on, & enacted in the last year; the enforcement status of state abortion laws; & the number of women at risk of unintended pregnancy. It also reviews whether states mandate sexuality education, including information about contraception & STD/HIV prevention & identifies states that require private insurance companies to provide coverage for contraception. Presented alphabetically by state following an analysis & summary of key findings & reproductive rights for 1998.
 

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Page 55 - It is declared to be the public policy of the State of Texas that no person shall be denied public employment by reason of membership or non-membership in a labor organization. Section 5. The term "labor organization...
Page xiii - AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT...
Page 125 - The Legislature finds and declares that it is the public policy of this state to assure minor children...
Page 81 - partially delivers vagmally a living unborn child before killing the unborn child" to mean "deliberately and intentionally delivering into the vagina a living unborn child, or a substantial portion thereof, for the purpose of performing a procedure that the person performing such procedure knows will kill the unborn child and does kill the unborn child.
Page 150 - ... (D) teaches that a mutually faithful monogamous relationship in context of marriage is the expected standard of human sexual activity; (E) teaches that sexual activity outside of the context of marriage is likely to have harmful psychological and physical effects; (F) teaches that bearing children out-of-wedlock is likely to have harmful consequences for the child, the child's parents, and society...
Page 55 - State, that the unborn child is a human being from the time of conception and is, therefore, a legal person for purposes of the unborn child's right to life and is entitled to the right to life from conception under the laws and Constitution of this State.
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Page 150 - ... abstinence from sexual activity outside marriage as the expected standard for all school age children; (C) teaches that abstinence from sexual activity is the only certain way to avoid out-of-wedlock pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases, and other associated health problems...
Page 148 - partial birth abortion." The statute reads as follows: "No partial birth abortion shall be performed in this state, unless such procedure is necessary to save the life of the mother whose life is endangered by a physical disorder, physical illness, or physical injury, including a life-endangering physical condition caused by or arising from the pregnancy itself.
Page 50 - ... medical risks associated with carrying her child to term." The remaining two categories are (f) the "fact that medical assistance benefits may be available for prenatal care, childbirth and neonatal care...

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