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  • ISBN: 0737769408 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 9780737769401 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 0737769394 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 9780737769395 (hardback)
  • Physical Description: 188 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Detroit, Farmington Hills : Greenhaven Press, [2014]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Ch. 1. Is abortion immoral? -- Roe v. Wade: four decades of tragedy / Doug Bandow -- The choice to abort is up to women / Mary Elizabeth Williams -- Not all abortions are equal / Ross Douthat -- Abortion is immoral, even in the case of rape or incest / Andrew Napolitano -- Respect for the moral agency of women supports always allowing abortion / Ann Furedi -- The importance of women's moral will does not ever justify elective abortion / Karen Swallow Prior -- ch. 2. What has been the impact of Roe v. Wade? -- Roe v. Wade is unconstitutional / William Sullivan -- Roe v. Wade is not unconstitutional / Michael C. Dorf -- Roe v. Wade has not removed the challenges to obtaining an abortion / Eleanor J. Bader -- Roe v. Wade launched a debate of absolutists that ignores the majority / Steve Erickson -- Does Roe still matter? / Daniel Allott -- ch. 3. Should abortion rights be restricted? -- Abortions should be restricted to before twenty weeks gestation / Douglas Johnson -- Restricting abortion to before twenty weeks gestation would be inhumane / Christy Zink -- Parental-involvement laws for abortion protect minors and parents / Mary E. Harned -- Parental-involvement laws threaten the safety of minors / Nina Liss-Schultz -- ch. 4. What are some medical and social concerns about abortion? -- Studies show abortion may increase premature death, breast cancer risk / Dave Bohon -- The evidence does not support a causal link between abortion and breast cancer / Elaine Schattner -- Medical abortions are safe / Genevra Pittman -- Abortion-causing drugs are dangerous to women / Wendy Wright -- Selective abortion is influenced by discriminatory attitudes toward disability / Amy Julia Becker -- Selective abortion to avoid disability is sometimes the humane choice / Frances Ryan.
Summary, etc.: "Opposing Viewpoints: Abortion: Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected sources and publications"--
Subject: Abortion
Abortion Moral and ethical aspects
Abortion Law and legislation
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