2: Abortion in Early America.
3: Document: Excerpt from S. K. Jennings' The Married Lady's Companion, Or Poor Man's Friend, a text on issues confronting the nineteenth-century American wife.
4: Document: Commonwealth v. Isaiah Bangs, the first known American judicial ruling on abortion (footnotes omitted).
5: Document: The Declaration of Sentiments.
6: Document: American Medical Association (AMA) Report on Criminal Abortion.
7: Document: Excerpt from Dr. Horatio Storer's Why Not? A Book for Every Woman: A Proper Bostonian on Sex and Birth Control.
8: Document: Abortionist Advertisement.
9: Document: Madame Restell Charged.
10: Document: The Comstock Act or “An Act for the Suppression of Trade in, and Circulation of, Obscene Literature and Articles of Immoral Use” (S. 1572, 42D Congress, 3D Session).
11: Early Twentieth-Century Tensions and Trends.
12: Document: Excerpt from U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt's address “On American Motherhood,” delivered to the National Congress of Mothers.
13: Document: “Up to the Doctors.”.
14: Document: Excerpt from United States v. One Package of Japanese Pessaries.
15: Document: Selection from Margaret Sanger; An Autobiography.
16: Document: American Law Institute (ALI) Model Penal Code.
17: Document: “The Abortion Racket—What Should Be Done?”.
18: Abortion at a Crossroads: America at Mid-Century.
19: Document: Griswold v. Connecticut.
20: Document: National Organization for Women (NOW) Bill of Rights.
21: Document: Humanae Vitae, Encyclical of Pope Paul VI on the Regulation of Birth (footnotes omitted).
22: Document: NARAL By-Laws and NARAL Progress Report.
23: Document: Excerpt from The Abortion Handbook for Responsible Women, by Lana Clarke Phelan and Patricia Therese Maginnis.
24: Document: Senator Maurine Neuberger's keynote address before the California Conference on Abortion.
25: Document: Excerpt from Ruth Barnett, They Weep on My Doorstep.
26: Document: Judith Jarvis Thomson, excerpt from “A Defense of Abortion.”.
27: Roe V. Wade and Its Critics.
28: Document: Excerpt from Roe v. Wade, footnotes omitted.
29: Document: Excerpt from John Hart Ely, “The Wages of Crying Wolf: A Comment on Roe v. Wade.”.
30: Document: The Hyde Amendment.
31: Document: Excerpt from “Privacy v. Equality: Beyond Roe v. Wade.”.
32: The Parties Collide.
33: Document: Republican and Democratic Party abortion platform statements.
34: Document: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, “Some Thoughts on Autonomy and Equality in Relation to Roe v. Wade.”.
35: Document: Excerpt from Webster v. Reproductive Health Services.
36: Document: Paul Hill, “Why Shoot an Abortionist?”.
37: The Pendulum Swings Again.
38: Document: Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Robert P. Casey, et al..
39: Document: Justice O'Connor's plurality opinion from Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey (footnotes omitted).
40: Document: Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act.
41: Document: Naomi Wolf, “Our Bodies, Our Souls.”.
42: Document: President Clinton's veto statement of H.R. 1833, the Partial Birth Abortion Ban.
43: The Battle Continues into the Twenty-First Century.
44: Document: President George W. Bush's Stem Cell Address.
45: Document: Presidential statement restoring the Mexico City Policy.
46: Document: Excerpt from Jimmy Carter's chapter, “Would Jesus Approve Abortions and the Death Penalty?”.
47: Document: State of Arkansas ultrasound equipment law.
48: Document: Excerpt from Gonzales v. Carhart, footnotes omitted.
49: Document: Remarks by Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton to Family Planning Advocates of New York State.
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