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Reproductive Rights

Background

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International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences: Reproductive Rights
Reference article published in 2008 that defines reproductive rights, provides a brief history of related political movements, and links to other relevant articles in the Journal of International Women's Studies, the Encyclopedia of Race and Racism, and more. 
 

Historical and Multicultural Encyclopedia of Women's Reproductive Rights in the United States
E-book published in 2022 with reference articles regarding a variety of reproductive rights topics. 
 

American Governance: Abortion Rights 
Legal and political perspectives about abortion published in 2016 by the American Governance Encyclopedia.

 

Opposing Viewpoints: Abortion 
Overview of abortion debate perspectives published in 2022 by Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints.
 

Roe vs. Wade
Civil Rights in America article published in 1999 that contains an overview and excerpts of the 1973 Supreme Court decision regarding abortion law in the United States.
 

 

History

Reproductive Rights in History
1820 to 1989 timeline with historical artifact images by Duke University.
 

Reproductive Rights: Law & History 
Topical history of reproductive rights law below by FindLaw.com, a Thomson Reuters website established in 1996.

 

PBS Newshour: Exploring the Complicated History of Abortion in the United States
2022 news segment video by the Public Broadcasting Service including history and legal expert interviews. 
 

Historical Abortion Law Timeline: 1850 to Today
Timeline of abortion law and public opinion by Planned Parenthood, a reproductive healthcare provider established in 1916.

 

Resources

Books

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