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Friday, 10 December, 2004, 09:19 GMT
US ABORTION RIGHTS


A pro-life campaigner under arrest Violence and the pro-life campaign
After 25 years of legalised abortion in the United States, pro-life activists have been responsible for closing down many clinics, and some campaigners have even killed doctors and staff at abortion clinics.

Roe v Wade: Key US abortion ruling
The US Supreme Court ruling Roe v Wade in 1973 cleared the way for women to have safe, legal abortions.

posters The politics of abortion
When the US Supreme Court legalised abortion on January 22, 1973, American politics entered a new phase.

Abortion controversy continues to rage in the US
Twenty-five years after abortion was legalised in the United States, the public remains deeply divided in their attitudes.


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