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History of abortion in America

Published On: Mar 27 2013 11:13:21 AM CDT   Updated On: Feb 03 2014 07:12:04 AM CST

A new report says abortions have fallen to their lowest levels since the 1970s. Take a look at the history of this hot-button issue in America.

Abortion Timeline - Comstock Act Repealed
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1971:  The Comstock Act prohibiting information on abortion is repealed. Abortion under "certain" conditions is allowed in 14 states, while four states guarantee a woman the choice of pregnancy termination.

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