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Abortion

Author: Tamara Thompson
Publisher: Farmington Hills, Mich. : Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, [2015] ©2015
Series: Current controversies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A compendium of opinion on the issue of abortion, including moral justification, women's health, and width of access.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tamara Thompson
ISBN: 9780737772050 0737772050 9780737772067 0737772069
OCLC Number: 874728111
Description: 227 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1. What is the current landscape of the abortion debate? Overview: abortion remains an emotionally and politically charged issue / Cheryl Wetzstein --
Roe vs. Wade at forty: most oppose overturning abortion decision / David Masci --
Women seek abortions for a variety of complex reasons / M. Antonia Biggs, Heather Gould, and Diana Greene Foster --
The modern personhood movement--what is it? / National Personhood Alliance --
Personhood for eggs would have dangerous consequences / Kaili Joy Gray --
Legal abortion faces renewed challenges and restrictions / Lyle Denniston --
Young people will shape the future of abortion access / Kate Sheppard --
Chapter 2: Can abortion be morally justified? Yes: abortion can be morally justified. Safe and legal abortion is a human right / Center for Reproductive Rights --
Most Americans believe rape and incest justify abortion / The Associated Press --
Severe fetal defects justify late-term abortion / Jennifer Massoni --
No: abortion cannot be morally justified. Abortion can never be morally justified / American Life League --
The rights of a woman do not outweigh the rights of a child / AbortionFacts.com --
Late-term abortion is infanticide / Mary L. Davenport --
Chapter 3: Is abortion harmful to women and society? Yes: abortion is harmful to women and society. Abortion violates human rights / Ward Ricker --
For communities of color, abortion is genocide / Abort73.com --
No: abortion is not harmful to women and society. Safe and legal abortion benefits public health / Jodi Jacobson --
Groundbreaking new study: what happens to women who can't get abortions / Kathleen Geier --
Abortion does not increase mental health problems for women / Denis Campbell --
Chapter 4: Should access to abortion be restricted? Overview: access to abortion varies widely from state to state / Alina Salganicoff, Adara Beamesderfer, and Nisha Kurani --
Yes: access to abortion should be restricted. Abortion should be banned, regardless of the circumstances / Patrick Johnston --
Parental consent laws protect teens / Teresa S. Collett --
Conscience laws are essential to protect health-care providers' beliefs / Joxel Garcia and Terry Michael Rauch II --
No: access to abortion should not be restricted. Abortion can save a woman's life / National Women's Law Center --
Denying abortion revictimizes women who have been raped / Tara Culp-Ressler --
Conscience laws deprive women of vital health-care services / Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux.
Series Title: Current controversies.
Responsibility: Tamara Thompson, book editor.

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A compendium of opinion on the issue of abortion, including moral justification, women's health, and width of access.

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