Reproductive rights

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

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

In the 2012 case Texas Medical Providers Performing Abortion Services v. David Lakey, a US appeals court ruled as constitutional a Texas law that required abortion providers in the state to show women receiving abortions the ultrasound images of their fetuses. The law also required providers to describe the

“Family Limitations” (1914), by Margaret Higgins Sanger

“Family Limitations” (1914), by <a href="/search?text=Margaret%20Higgins%20Sanger" title="" class="lexicon-term">Margaret Higgins Sanger</a>

In 1914, Margaret Sanger published “Family Limitations,” a pamphlet describing six different types of contraceptive methods. At the time Sanger published the pamphlet, the federal Comstock Act of 1873 had made distributing contraceptive and

Beal v. Doe (1977)

Beal v. Doe (1977)

In the case of Beal v. Doe, decided in 1977, the US Supreme Court ruled that states could constitutionally restrict money from Medicaid from funding elective abortions. After the 1973 case Roe v. Wade, in which the US Supreme Court had ruled that women have rights to terminate

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