Abortion Rights, Access, and Legislative Response

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Jorge P. Sandford (Editor)

Series: Government Procedures and Operations
BISAC: POL020000

This book looks at the threat to abortion rights and access in the United States. It examines attempts by state governments to restrict access to abortion care. The threat to abortion rights has become dire. Millions of Americans are now living in a state where they lack meaningful access to abortion care. The right to abortion is rendered meaningless without access.

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Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter 1. State of Crisis: Examining the Urgent Need to Protect and Expand Abortion Rights and Access
Committee on Oversight and Reform

Chapter 2. Abortion: Judicial History and Legislative Response
Jon O. Shimabukuro

Chapter 3. The Texas Heartbeat Act (S.B. 8), Whole Woman’s Health v. Jackson, and United States v. Texas: Frequently Asked Questions
Joanna R. Lampe and Jon O. Shimabukuro

Chapter 4. Texas Heartbeat Act (S.B. 8) Litigation: Supreme Court Identifies Narrow Path for Challenges to Texas Abortion Law
Joanna R. Lampe

Chapter 5. Supreme Court Considers Mississippi Abortion Law
Jon O. Shimabukuro

Chapter 6. Fetal Viability and Judge Amy Coney Barrett
Jon O. Shimabukuro

Index