History of abortion in America

Published On: Mar 27 2013 09:13:21 AM PDT   Updated On: Apr 17 2014 07:48:41 AM PDT

A judge has overturned North Dakota's restrictive abortion law. Take a look at the history of this hot-button issue in America.

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1996: The abortion debate shifts to state bans on "partial-birth abortions," which generally include late-term abortions performed with the "dilation and evacuation" method. Congress passes a bill to outlaw such procedures, although it is vetoed by President Bill Clinton.

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