Q: What were the penalties for having an illegal abortion in the US ...

A:From our video partners Pregnancy Taking care of yourself with baby on the way. Before 1973, the maximum penalties for illegal abortions generally ranged from f...Read More »

Q: How many abortions since 1973?

A:52 million, 154 per hour in the US.Read More »

Q: Doctors who did illegal abortions before the Roe Vs.Wade 1973 Sup...

A:The numbers are very inexact. Many abortionists were not physicians. It does not take a medical degree to learn how to perform an abortion in the early stages o...Read More »

Q: What was the US Supreme Courts 1973 Roe vs Wade abortion decision...

A:The Roe vs. Wade decision held that a woman, with her doctor, could choose abortion in earlier months of pregnancy without restriction, and with...More?Read More »

Q: What happens before the abortion?

A:First you will talk with a specially trained counselor to explore your options, answer your questions, and discuss your decision. Then your health care provider...Read More »

abortion before 1973

The Supreme Court did not "invent" legal abortion, much less abortion itself, when it handed down its historic Roe v. Wade decision in 1973. Abortion, both legal .
In a 7-2 ruling on January 22, 1973, the justices declared laws prohibiting abortion violated a woman s constitutional right to privacy. They also .
In 1973, abortion was prohibited entirely in 30 states and legal in limited circumstances.Before this, the abortion debate was most commonly in relation to an . Abortion in the United States - Planned Parenthood v. Casey
The women who had abortions before 1973 are seeing history repeat itself.
In the years just before abortion became legal in 1973, hospital wards were filled with women seeking abortions–who either had been injured .
LIFE BEFORE ROE A BRIEF SURVEY OF US ABORTION LAW BEFORE THE 1973 DECISION by Brian Young Abortion did not burst upon the American scene .
Parenthood, and NARAL, of course, vehemently support the Supreme Court s 1973 Roe v. Wade decision allowing a woman to have an abortion for any reason .
Popular Q&A

How many women that get abortions get pregnant again?
Abortion vs. Repeat Abortion Although not widely recognized, the U.S. abortion rate reached its height in the early 1980s and has been drifting downward ever since. Over the last few years, however, the decline would appear to have stalled. At the current rate, about one-third of all U.S. women...

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How many women have taken the RU486 (mifeprestone) abortion pill?
I haven't tried any abortion pills, but in light of the first answer I just had to add my own personal opinion and slightly in your defence. Abortion is a very personal and sensitive subject. It is the woman's choice, no matter her age. I do think it is important that you should see councling...

Abortion Pill -- RU-486?
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How many women died trying to get abortions Pre-Roe?
A lot of studies say that per capita it is about the same as after Roe. Nothing really changed except that now it is more widely available. If the National Abortion Federation nurses want to know why women won't take abortion risks seriously, they need to look in the mirror. Efforts by NAF...