History of abortion in America

Published On: Mar 27 2013 09:13:21 AM PDT   Updated On: Apr 28 2014 07:01:47 PM PDT

The House of Representatives passed legislation on Thursday banning all taxpayer money for abortions. Take a look at the history of this hot-button issue in America.

Abortion Timeline - Scott Roeder
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2009: Scott Roeder is arrested in the slaying of abortion provider Dr. George Tiller, who was shot in the eye and killing him during church services in Wichita, Kan. Roeder is convicted of murder in January 2010 and sentenced to life in prison without parole.

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