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Roe and Beyond

Tinsley E. Yarbrough

in Harry A. Blackmun: The Outsider Justice

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195141238
eISBN:
9780199851577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195141238.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History

In spite of how it was known to advocate a certain degree of civil liberty, the Warren Court limited its functions and guarantees to civil liberties to the rights mentioned within the Constitution. ... More


Abortion

Bonnie Steinbock

in Life Before Birth: The Moral and Legal Status of Embryos and Fetuses

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195341621
eISBN:
9780199897131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195341621.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This identifies the major views on abortion and argue that the interest view is superior to them all. The conservative view ascribes moral status on a seemingly arbitrary feature, namely, species ... More


Is Roe Viable?

Laurie Shrage

in Abortion and Social Responsibility: Depolarizing the Debate

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195153095
eISBN:
9780199870615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515309X.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Examines criticisms and defenses of the “viability” criterion, which was introduced in Roe v. Wade to mark the cutoff for nontherapeutic abortions. The viability criterion opened a six‐month window ... More


Defenders of the Unborn: The Pro-Life Movement before Roe v. Wade

Daniel K. Williams

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199391646
eISBN:
9780199391677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199391646.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book traces the history of the campaign against abortion in the United States from the 1930s through the 1970s and argues that the pro-life movement (or anti-abortion movement) originated as a ... More


Abortion

Samantha Luks and Michael Salamone

in Public Opinion and Constitutional Controversy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195329414
eISBN:
9780199851720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329414.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Although commentators may consider abortion to be the paradigmatic constitutional controversy, the survey data point to a public and constitutional jurisprudence largely in sync with one another. ... More


Roe and Casey

Lackland H. Bloom

in Do Great Cases Make Bad Law?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199765881
eISBN:
9780199366903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765881.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Challenges to state restriction on abortion gave rise to at least two great cases. The Court’s decision in Roe v Wade in 1973, declaring that a right to privacy derived from the concept of liberty in ... More


Planned Parenthood v. Casey (1992) and the Persistence of the Abortion Issue

George Anastaplo

in Reflections on Life, Death, and the Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125336
eISBN:
9780813135243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125336.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores the Planned Parenthood v. Casey case. It notes that many women during the decade after Roe v. Wade, got used to the notion that substantial access to abortions was a right they ... More


The Christian Right and Contemporary Politics: A Movement at the Crossroads

Mark J. Rozell

in Crisis of Conservatism?: The Republican Party, the Conservative Movement, and American Politics After Bush

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199764013
eISBN:
9780199897186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764013.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The contemporary Christian Right movement first mobilized into U.S. politics in the 1970s and has since moved through distinct phases of its political development. This chapter describes and analyzes ... More


After Roe

Daniel K. Williams

in Defenders of the Unborn: The Pro-Life Movement before Roe v. Wade

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199391646
eISBN:
9780199391677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199391646.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter traces the pro-life movement’s conservative shift in the late 1970s. After Roe v. Wade, pro-life organizations made a Human Life Amendment their top priority, but most nationally ... More


The Moral Anonymity of Embryos: The American Case

Anja J. Karnein

in A Theory of Unborn Life: From Abortion to Genetic Manipulation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199782475
eISBN:
9780199933297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782475.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This Chapter explores to what extent the Personhood Dependent Principle (PDP) as it is developed in Chapter One is an attractive solution for pro-choice advocates and supporters of research that ... More


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