History of abortion in America

Published On: Mar 27 2013 11:13:21 AM CDT   Updated On: Apr 28 2014 09:01:47 PM CDT

The House of Representatives passed legislation on Thursday banning all taxpayer money for abortions. Take a look at the history of this hot-button issue in America.

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1996: The abortion debate shifts to state bans on "partial-birth abortions," which generally include late-term abortions performed with the "dilation and evacuation" method. Congress passes a bill to outlaw such procedures, although it is vetoed by President Bill Clinton.

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