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.

Abortion Timeline - Comstock Act Repealed
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1971:  The Comstock Act prohibiting information on abortion is repealed. Abortion under "certain" conditions is allowed in 14 states, while four states guarantee a woman the choice of pregnancy termination.

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