A look at the evolution in the 20th century of abortion and contraception including Margaret Sanger, family planning, the role of government and private agencies, religion and court decisions.
# 21174 | 3,150 words | 14 sources | 1994 |
Published on Feb 24, 2003 in Hot Topics (Abortion) , Hot Topics (Birth Control) , Medical and Health (General) , Women Studies (General)
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From the Paper:"Introduction
The pressure for a more explicit statement and codification of women's reproductive rights today derives from two major forces in society, the first being the movement for equality for women before the law and the second from concerns about the environment and the damage done to the world ecosystem and social order by overpopulation. The issue has been framed as "reproductive rights" by the women's movement, and under this rubric are included issues of contraception, sexual freedom, and abortion. Those who oppose reproductive rights often do so for religious reasons, from a dedication to the traditional family unit and to traditional conceptions of women's social roles. These are not new issues, but they have been particularly powerful in motivating large numbers of people to agitate for..."
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