Analyzing the Effect of Anti-Abortion U.S. State Legislation in the Post-Casey Era

@article{New2011AnalyzingTE,
  title={Analyzing the Effect of Anti-Abortion U.S. State Legislation in the Post-Casey Era},
  author={Michael J. New},
  journal={State Politics \& Policy Quarterly},
  year={2011},
  volume={11},
  pages={28 - 47}
}
  • M. New
  • Published 15 February 2011
  • Sociology
  • State Politics & Policy Quarterly
Much of the academic literature that analyzes U.S. state-level restrictions on abortion focuses on parental involvement laws and the extent to which abortion is publicly funded through Medicaid. However, one shortcoming common to all of these studies is that they fail to analyze informed consent laws and other types of anti-abortion legislation that received constitutional protection through the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey (1992). In… 

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