Legal moralism and restrictions on abortion.
Article Type: Brief article
Subject: Abortion (Laws, regulations and rules)
Author: Steinbock, Bonnie
Pub Date: 07/01/2011
Publication: Name: The Hastings Center Report Publisher: Hastings Center Audience: Academic; Professional Format: Magazine/Journal Subject: Biological sciences; Health Copyright: COPYRIGHT 2011 Hastings Center ISSN: 0093-0334
Issue: Date: July-August, 2011 Source Volume: 41 Source Issue: 4
Topic: Event Code: 930 Government regulation; 940 Government regulation (cont); 980 Legal issues & crime Advertising Code: 94 Legal/Government Regulation Computer Subject: Government regulation
Geographic: Geographic Scope: United States Geographic Code: 1USA United States
Legal: Legal Case: Planned Parenthood v. Casey 505 U.S. 833 (1992)
Accession Number: 268403454
Full Text: In 2008, 98percent of South Dakota counties had no abortion provider, so most women would have to travel to reach one, arranging care for children at home, taking several days off work, and paying not only for the abortion and transportation, but also for lodging during the mandatory waiting period. Those sure sound like substantial obstacles to obtaining an abortion, but given the complete absence of analysis in 1992's Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey, how are we to know?

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