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.

Abortion Timeline - Paul Hill
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July 1994: Dr. John Bayard Britton and a bodyguard are slain outside an abortion clinic in Pensacola, Fla., by former minister Paul J. Hill. Hill is convicted of murder and sentenced to death.

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