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DOCUMENTARY HISTORY OF THE LEGAL ASPECTS OF ABORTION IN THE UNITED STATES: COLAUTTI V. FRANKLIN.

Mersky, Roy M.


Item #: 3647

Pages: xii,413p.
Published: Buffalo; Fred B. Rothman & Co.; 1999.

Series: DOCUMENTARY HISTORY OF THE LEGAL ASPECTS OF ABORTION IN THE UNITED STATES
Subjects: CIVIL RIGHTS, CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, LEGISLATIVE HISTORY, WOMEN & THE LAW

The Colautti decision reinforced the importance and primacyof the woman's health in consideration of abortion. Therisk that may have been borne by the mother in an effort toprovide an opportunity for the fetus to be born alive wasseen as too great. This case was also significant inarguing that the definition of "viability" was too vague.

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