Abortion: A Reference Handbook (Contemporary World Issues) by Marie Costa

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In practice, particularly because of the uncertainty as to when pregnancy actually began, the concept of delayed hominization means that early abortions are not considered criminal acts. There is some debate as to whether even late abortions were actually prosecuted under common law. In his writings on the subject, St. Thomas puts forward the concept of hylomorphism, which says that human beings are a unity of two elements: primary matter, or the potentiality of the body, and substantial form, or the actualizing principle of the soul.

No date. Unique and Differentiating Characteristics of the Nurturing Network. Descriptive paper. Ginsburg, Faye D. 1989. Contested Lives. Berkeley: University of California Press. Luker, Kristin. 1984. Abortion and the Politics of Motherhood. Berkeley: University of California Press. Tribe, Laurence H. 1990. Abortion: The Clash of Absolutes. New York: W. W. Norton. Page 1 1 Chronology Classical Greece Abortion is legal, although an abortion provider can be punished for failing to inform the father.

Restell, whose real name is Ann Lohman, will make international headlines by committing suicide the day before her trial. Page 10 1879 Helgar dilators are invented. These are metal rods of progressively larger diameter, used to dilate the cervix so that instruments may be inserted to remove the embryo or fetus and placenta. 1880 By this time, 40 states have passed antiabortion statutes, making induced abortion at any stage of pregnancy a criminal act. Most of the laws contain exceptions for therapeutic abortions, which are permitted when in the opinion of a physician they are necessary to save the woman's life.

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