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Abortion, Persuasion, and Emotion: Implications of Social Science Research on Emotion for Reading Casey

  title={Abortion, Persuasion, and Emotion: Implications of Social Science Research on Emotion for Reading Casey},
  author={Jeremy A. Blumenthal},
  journal={Washington Law Review},
Although abortion jurisprudence under Casey condones State efforts to persuade a woman to forego an abortion in favor of childbirth, the opinion's "truthful and not misleading" language can be read more broadly than it traditionally has. Specifically, even a truthful message may mislead when it inappropriately takes advantage of emotional influence to bias an individual's decision away from the decision that would be made in a non-emotional, fully informed, state. Drawing on the insights of… 
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