Thesis: Abortion: An objective lens at the formation of the polarization and stigma
Sepehr Abdi-Moradi defended her thesis titled “Abortion: An objective lens at the formation of the polarization and stigma” in April 2015 in front of committee members Jane Maienschein, Erica O’Neil, and Alexis Abboud earning her a Bachelors degree from Barrett, the Honors College. https://repository.asu.edu/items/29338
Abortion is a highly controversial procedure, and it has divided the country into two factions: pro-life and pro-choice. This intense debate is marred by anger through protests and violent actions against supporters of abortion. With all of the tension surrounding the moral significance of the abortion issue, the question arises: How did specific figureheads, events, and contributing factors lead to the generation of the stigma and polarization surrounding the dichotomy of pro-life versus pro-choice abortion stances in the United States of America?