History of abortion in America

Published On: Mar 27 2013 09:13:21 AM PDT   Updated On: Jan 23 2015 07:26:33 AM PST

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 - Hawaii
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1970: Hawaii becomes the first state to allow abortions performed before 20 weeks of pregnancy, thereby repealing its criminal abortion law. Soon after, New York State repeals its criminal abortion law.

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