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Carol Downer (1933– )

By: Rainey Horwitz | Published: Apr 09, 2019

Carol Downer was a reproductive health and abortion rights activist in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries in the US and other countries. During…

AbortionWomen's rights--United States--History--20th centuryCannulaWomen's health services--United StatesAmerican Public Health Association

The Doula Project (2007– )

By: Richa Venkatraman | Published: Nov 27, 2020

The Doula Project, cofounded in 2007 as The Abortion Doula Project by Mary Mahoney, Lauren Mitchell, and Miriam Zoila Perez, is a nonprofit…

OrganizationAbortionPro-choice movementNatural childbirthWomen's health services

Texas Medical Providers Performing Abortion Services v. Lakey (2012)

By: Reem Gerais | Published: Jun 23, 2017

In the 2012 case Texas Medical Providers Performing Abortion Services v. David Lakey, a US appeals court ruled as constitutional a Texas law that…

LawAbortionAbortion servicesAbortion--Law and legislation--United StatesAbortion--Law and legislation

The Informed Consent Project

By: Richa Venkatraman | Published: Jun 01, 2021

In 2013, Cynthia Daniels and a team of researchers at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, founded the Informed Consent Project. Daniels…

OrganizationAbortionAbortion, InducedInduced AbortionInformed Consent

Planned Parenthood Center of Tucson, Inc., v. Marks (1972)

By: Claudia Nunez-Eddy | Published: Nov 13, 2016

In the 1972 case Planned Parenthood Center of Tucson, Inc., v. Marks, the Arizona Court of Appeals required the Arizona Superior Court to rehear the…

LawPlanned Parenthood Federation of AmericaBirth control clinicsAbortionAbortion--Law and legislation

Bernard Nathanson (1926-2011)

By: Mark Zhang | Published: Apr 22, 2013

Bernard Nathanson was an obstetrician and gynecologist in New York City, New York, who argued for, and later against, women's rights to abortion.…

PeopleObstetriciansGynecologistsAbortionUltrasonics in obstetrics

Trial of Madame Restell (Ann Lohman) for Abortion (1841)

By: Rainey Horwitz | Published: Oct 05, 2017

In the spring of 1841, abortionist Ann Lohman, called Madame Restell, was convicted for crimes against one of her abortion clients, Maria Purdy. In a…

AbortionReproductive Rights

Stuart v. Camnitz (2014)

By: Richa Venkatraman | Published: May 24, 2021

In Stuart v. Camnitz, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit affirmed the decision of a North Carolina District Court that…

LawAbortion--Law and legislation--United StatesAbortion--Law and legislationFetus--Ultrasonic imagingFreedom of Speech

Thesis: Informed Consent Laws for Abortion: What Do Women Have a "Right to Know?

By: Richa Venkatraman | Published: Mar 11, 2021

The objective of this project was to determine the importance of informed consent laws to achieving the larger goal of dismantling the right to…

Abortion--Law and legislationInformed consent (Medical law)Patient RightsPatients' Rightsethics

The Silent Scream (1984), by Bernard Nathanson, Crusade for Life, and American Portrait Films

By: Mark Zhang | Published: May 02, 2013

The Silent Scream is an anti-abortion film released in 1984 by American Portrait Films, then based in Brunswick, Ohio. The film was created and…

LiteratureAbortionAbortion in literatureFetusEmbryos

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