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 - Abortion Clinics Law
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1994: Congress passes the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances (FACE) Act in response to Gunn's murder. It forbids the use of "force, threat of force or physical obstruction" to prevent someone from providing or receiving reproductive health services.

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