Abortion: The Clash of Absolutes
On profound questions of birth, death, and human choice that are raised by abortion--where opposing sides see no common ground--how can the conflict be managed? The abortion debate in the United States today involves all Americans in complex questions of sex and power, historical change, politics, advances in medicine, and competing social values. In this best-selling book, an eminent constitutional authority shows how the nation has struggled with these questions and then sets forth new approaches that reflect both sides' passionately held convictions. The paperback edition includes discussion of the latest court decisions and excerpts from the major cases, including the Supreme Court's landmark June 1992 decision in Planned Parenthood v. Casey.
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from Roe to Webster
Chapter3 Two Centuries of Abortion in America
Women in the Modern Period
Locating Abortion on the World Map
The Fate of Female Fetuses in Asia
Was Roe Rightly Decided?
The Question of Unenumerated Rights
Who Decides Whether to Terminate a Pregnancy?
A Constitutional Convention?
Attacking the ChurchState Wall of Separation 765
PostWebster Freedom of Choice Legislation 757
Limiting the Reasons for Which Abortion Will Be Allowed
Toward Common Ground
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