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A Subject Guide providing suggested resources and other information for beginning research on the topic Abortion.

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Suggested Keywords

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  • Abortion 
  • Abortion -- Law and legislation
  • Birth control
  • Global gag rule
  • Mifepristone (the "abortion pill")
  • Miscarriage
  • Partial birth abortion ban
  • Plan B (the "morning after pill")
  • Pro-choice movement
  • Pro-life movement
  • Reproductive rights
  • Roe v. Wade
  • Women's health services