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Lawrence Hinman, University of San Diego — Ethics database. Contains links to internet resources (court decisions, legislative documents, papal documents), online surveys, popular articles, philosophical literature and much more on abortion.
Passed to "[p]romote public health and welfare by expanding, improving, and better coordinating the family planning services and population research activities of the Federal Government." Established National Center for Family Planning Services within HEW, mandated family planning services on state level, called for a Commission, denied funding to any planning program using abortion. 91 P.L. 572; 84 Stat. 1504 (1970)
2013 chart detailing legal grounds on which abortion is permitted, for each of the 193 Member States and three non-Member States of the United Nations. United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division.
Advocates for "federal legislation designed to enforce and protect the right of every woman to decide for herself whether to continue or end a pregnancy, regardless of where she lives." Specifically supports the Women's Health Protection Act ((S. 510/H.R. 1322).
Advocates "to restore public insurance coverage so that every woman, however much she makes, can get affordable, safe abortion care when she needs it." Specifically endorses the Equal Access to Abortion Coverage Act (E.A.C.H. Woman Act).
Legal advocacy and activism; reporting on women's reproductive rights; engaging lawmakers and policymakers. "We envision a world where every woman is free to decide whether and when to have children; where every woman has access to the best reproductive healthcare available; where every woman can exercise her choices without coercion or discrimination."
An international confederation of groups committed to developing a "locally owned, globally connected civil society movement that provides and enables services and champions sexual and reproductive health and rights for all, especially the under-served."
"Helping to build a society that respects and protects individual innocent human beings from creation to death — without compromise, without exception, without apology." Catholic organization takes stands on abortion, assisted suicide, bioethics, birth control, cloning, end of life care, eugenics, and fetal research.
"Pro-life" group that calls abortion genocide. Includes abortion photos. Also, click here for the CBR web presentation of their overall message and information. Warning: This site may contain graphic images.
The nation's oldest and largest pro-life organization, National Right to Life is working “to restore legal protection to the most defenseless members of our society who are threatened by abortion, infanticide, assisted suicide and euthanasia.”
Promotes "voter education to ensure that pro-life Americans know where their lawmakers stand on protecting the unborn, and issue advocacy, advancing pro-life laws through direct lobbying and grassroots campaigns."
US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Food and Drug Administration — Explanation of the events leading to the FDA's rejection of the Plan B emergency contraception as an over-the-counter drug.
Overview of the moral and legal aspects of abortion and evaluates the most important arguments. If a pragmatic account is correct, some abortions may be morally justifiable whereas other abortions may be morally reprehensible.
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