Abortion: Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints Series

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Over thirty-five years ago, Greenhaven Press began publishing the Opposing Viewpoints series to help students gain an awareness of current issues and develop critical thinking skills. The Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints series continues that tradition, presenting a wealth of information on contemporary issues in a colorful, easy-to-read format. In addition to pro/con articles, each Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints volume includes appealing features designed to help students understand the ...

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Overview

Over thirty-five years ago, Greenhaven Press began publishing the Opposing Viewpoints series to help students gain an awareness of current issues and develop critical thinking skills. The Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints series continues that tradition, presenting a wealth of information on contemporary issues in a colorful, easy-to-read format. In addition to pro/con articles, each Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints volume includes appealing features designed to help students understand the complexities of current issues:

Full-color photographs, charts, graphs, and cartoons supplement the text

Sidebars present easy-to-understand statistics

Engaging fact boxes provide at-a-glance information

Questions that focus on vocabulary aid reading comprehension

Glossary, annotated bibliography, websites, and organizations to contact supplement student research

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Table of Contents

Foreword 5

Introduction 7

Chapter 1 Is Abortion Immoral?

1 Abortion Is Unjustified Homicide Matthew Flannagan 12

2 Abortion Does Not Have the Moral Status of Murder William Saletan 18

3 Abortion Violates the Right to Life of the Unborn Baby Frank Pavone 23

4 Prohibition on Abortion Violates the Human Rights of Women Karen Espindola 29

5 Abortion Is Wrong Because Human Life Begins at Conception Colleen Carroll Campbell 35

6 The Existence of Human Life Is Irrelevant to the Moral Issue of Abortion Garry Wills 41

Chapter 2 Should Abortion Be Legally Restricted?

1 Roe v. Wade Should Be Overturned Ken Blackivell 47

2 Roe v. Wade Should Not Be Overturned Center for Reproductive Rights 52

3 There Should Be Some Restrictions on Abortion Ross Douthat 58

4 Restrictions Do Not Significantly Reduce Abortions and Have Harmful Consequences Janet Pearson 64

5 Abortion Should Be Completely Restricted Without Exceptions Leslie Tignor 70

6 Parental Involvement Laws Should Be Required for a Minor s Abortion Maggie Datiles 75

7 Parental Involvement Laws Should Not Be Required for a Minor's Abortion NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation 82

Chapter 3 Does Legal Abortion Benefit or Harm Society?

1 Roe v. Wade Has Advanced Women's Equality Deborah Jacobs 90

2 Roe v. Wade Has Not Resulted in Progress Janice Shaw Crouse 95

3 Legal Abortion Saves Women's Lives NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation 101

4 Legal Abortion Has Not Saved Women's Lives Human Life Lnternational 106

5 Legal Abortion Results in a Culture of Death George Neumayr 112

6 Opponents of Abortion Are Creating a Culture of Terror Melissa Harris-Perry 117

Facts About Abortion 123

Organizations to Contact 126

For Further Reading 132

Index 137

Picture Credits 143

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