When did abortions become legal?

Answer The Supreme Court of the United States legalized abortion in the case Roe v. Wade. The court heard the case on Dec. 13, 1971, and again on Oct. 11, 1972. On Jan. 22, 1973, they made their decision ... Read More »

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Are abortions legal in Oklahoma?

Abortion is legal in Oklahoma, but only until the 24th week of pregnancy. At this point, the fetus is considered viable, which means it can potentially survive outside of the uterus. Women seeking ... Read More »

Are abortions legal in Canada?

As of 2010, Canada does not have any laws prohibiting abortion, according to the National Abortion Federation. However, since 1988, conservatives in Parliament have made numerous attempts to try to... Read More »

Are abortions legal in Utah?

Abortions performed by a doctor are legal in Utah under certain circumstances. A woman may get a legal abortion before 20 weeks, if it is necessary to save her health or life, if she was raped or i... Read More »

Are partial-birth abortions legal?

Partial-birth abortion is illegal. The Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act was signed into law in November 2003 by President George W. Bush. The act was upheld by the United States Supreme Court in 2007... Read More »