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Abortion By Myia Canty


What is an Abortion?


6 Weeks

10 Weeks

20 Weeks

12 Weeks


Why is it relevant?


Current Law


Why is life the better choice?


Why should someone have the right to terminate a pregnancy?


2% Of women have abortions each year


We have bigger issues to worry about before we get rid of abortion


Special Interest Groups ●

Planned Parenthood ○

NARAL Pro-Choice America ○

https://www.emilyslist.org/

National Organization for Women ○

https://www.prochoiceamerica.org/

Emily’s List ○

https://www.plannedparenthoodaction.org/

https://now.org/

Planned Parenthood Maine Action Fund (Local Support) ○

https://www.plannedparenthoodaction.org/planned-parenthood-maine-action-fund


Representative to Contact ● Chellie Pingree ○

2 Portland Fish Pier, Suite 304 Portland, ME 04101 Phone (207) 774-5019 Toll Free 1-888-862-6500 Fax (207) 871-0720


Call to Action


Works Cited Ballaro, Beverly and Geraldine Wagner. "Late-Term Abortion: An Overview." Points of View: Late-Term Abortion, Jan. 2017, p. 1. EBSCOhost, libraries.maine.edu/mainedatabases/authmaine.asp?url=http://search.ebscohost.com.ursus-proxy-9.ursus.maine.edu/l ogin.aspx?direct=true&db=pwh&AN=23411791&site=pov-live. Jacobs, W.E. and Nancy Sprague. "Point: Parents Must Be Notified in Advance of an Abortion on Women under 18." Points of View: Abortion & Minors, 3/1/2016, p. 2. EBSCOhost, libraries.maine.edu/mainedatabases/authmaine.asp?url=http://search.ebscohost.com.ursus-proxy-9.ursus.maine.edu/l ogin.aspx?direct=true&db=pwh&AN=23234488&site=pov-live.


Works Cited (cont.) Lee, Deborah and Cheryl Bourassa. "Counterpoint: Mandatory Notification of Parents in Advance of an Abortion for Girls under 18 Is Wrong and Dangerous." Points of View: Abortion & Minors, 3/1/2016, p. 3. EBSCOhost,libraries.maine.edu/mainedatabases/authmaine.asp?url=http://search.ebscohost.com.ursus-proxy-9.ursus.maine.edu/login.as px?direct=true&db=pwh&AN=23234498&site=pov-live. “Maine Revised Statutes.” Title 22, §1597-A: Consent to a Minor's Decision to Have an Abortion, legislature.maine.gov/legis/statutes/22/title22sec1597-A.html. Rich, Alex K. and Geraldine Wagner. "Abortion: An Overview." Points of View: Abortion, 30 Sept. 2016, p. 1. EBSCOhost, libraries.maine.edu/mainedatabases/authmaine.asp?url=http://search.ebscohost.com.ursus-proxy-10.ursus.maine.edu/login.aspx?direct=t rue&db=pwh&AN=22826417&site=pov-live.

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