Elena Kagan on Abortion Rights and Roe v. Wade
Elena Kagan's views on abortion rights and Roe v. Wade.
What is a Personhood Amendment?
When Did Abortion Begin?
When did abortion begin?
How much money does an abortion cost?
How much money does an abortion cost? Learn the average cost of an abortion.
NARAL Pro-Choice America
A profile of NARAL Pro-Choice America, a leading abortion rights group.
Is abortion murder?
Is abortion murder? Some critics of the procedure say yes, but let's examine that a little more carefully.
What does the Bible say about abortion?
Abortion is addressed indirectly in the Bible. What does the Bible have to say about the procedure?
John McCain on Abortion and Reproductive Rights
John McCain's platform and voting record on abortion and reproductive rights.
All About Abortion Rights
The debate over abortion rights is ugly, the gap between pro-choice and pro-life too vast for meaningful dialogue, the differences too fundamental for compromise. Which means, of course, that it's a perfect issue to be exploited by politicians on both sides of the aisle. This tempts all of us to tune out the abortion rights debate, but behind all this noise and demagoguery is the very real and …
Is abortion now legal in every state?
Is abortion now legal in every state? Tom Head explains.
Why is abortion legal in the United States?
Why is abortion legal in the United States? Tom Head explains.
What is abortion?
What is abortion? Find out here.
Pro-Life vs. Pro-Choice
The terms "pro-life" and "pro-choice" generally boil down to the question of whether the individual wants to see abortion banned, but there's more to the debate than that. Let's explore, briefly, what the central arguments are about.
Does a Fetus Have Rights?
Does the fetus have rights? Yes, up to a point.
Three Common Views on Abortion
The three most common opinions and views on abortion rights.
Abortion Rights Cheat Sheet
Everything you need to know about abortion rights on a single, easy-to-read page.
Perspectives on Gonzales v. Carhart
Perspectives on the Supreme Court's recent majority ruling in Gonzales v. Carhart.
If Roe v. Wade Were Overturned
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Abortion Rights 101
An overview of abortion rights issues, including case profiles, editorials, quotations, and more.
Ten quotes that remind me why I'm pro-choice.
The Future of Abortion Rights in America
What the abortion rights debate might be like in 2012.
Gonzales v. Carhart (2007): Should "Partial Birth" Abortions Be Legal?
A summary of Gonzales v. Carhart (2007), the "partial birth" abortion case.
A list of ten things that you keep hearing from the anti-abortion movement that aren't exactly true.
Roe v. Wade (1973): The Supreme Court's Majority Ruling
Looking for the text of the Supreme Court's ruling in Roe v. Wade (1973), the case that made abortion legal in the United States? Here it is!
Mississippi and South Dakota: A Tale of Two States
In March 2006, both Mississippi and South Dakota passed legislation in violation of Roe v. Wade, banning most abortions within their jurisdictions. What does this mean for the future of women's rights? Probably not much. Here's why.
South Dakota: Is the Abortion Ban Practical?
Although conventional wisdom says that there are at least five votes on the Supreme Court in favor of Roe v. Wade, some proponents of the South Dakota abortion ban have argued that Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy change his mind, making it possible to ban abortion once more. But how likely is this? The answer can be found in his record as a Supreme Court justice.
Mississippi: Steel Magnolia
A pro-choice woman living in Mississippi shares her perspective on the recent abortion ban.
Issue Summary: Abortion
U.S. Politics Guide Kathy Gill takes a hard look at arguments used by those on both sides of the abortion issue.
A History of the Abortion Controversy in the United States
Jone Johnson Lewis, your About.com Guide to Women's History, gives a brief but solid overview of the abortion controversy in the United States--from the 19th century to the present day.
Roe v. Wade (1973) - The Case That Legalized Abortion
Women's History Guide Jone Johnson Lewis looks at the Supreme Court case that legalized abortion and changed the American public policy debate forever.
Difficult Decisions: Abortion
Teen Advice Guide Tina Kells takes an unbiased look at what options are available for those who are considering having an abortion.
Abortion: A Roman Catholic Perspective
Jessica Steinmetz, your About.com Guide to Roman Catholicism, provides a well-rounded overview of the history of abortion--and the history of the Roman Catholic Church's response.
Abortion: A Buddhist Perspective
Buddhism Guide Anthony Flanagan examines Buddhist approaches to the question of abortion.
Casualties in the Abortion War
Atheism and Agnosticism Guide Austin Cline looks at how laws restricting abortion practices can harm women--even those who are not carrying viable fetuses.
U.S. Conservatives Guide Kathy Hess argues that abortion is extremely harmful to women--both mentally and physically.
The American Civil Liberties Union - Reproductive Freedom
The ACLU's advocacy page on abortion and contraception, with up-to-the-minute news, links, and special reports.