Welcome to the fourth in a new series of Hot Topics LibGuides. Abortion is a medical or surgical procedure that deliberately ends a pregnancy before an embryo or fetus is born. In 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court in Roe v. Wade, ruled that a woman's right to an abortion is protected through the first trimester. Abortion has always been highly controversial and states have enacted laws restricting and regulating access to abortions.
This guide provides research and information related to various aspects of this topic. Resources include print and electronic books, subscription databases, and websites. Each print book title links directly to the library online catalog, each e-book and journal article title links directly to the full text. .Databases are recommended that are particularly helpful for continuing research on the topic. Credible and relevant websites are also recommended.
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