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failure of a plan

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Casey is silent on this score--understandably so, given its failure to address the merits of the interest-balancing judgment on which it reestablished the right to elective abortion.
The primary goal of this web-based study was to identify the salient themes among men whose partners underwent elective abortion.
The male patient was diagnosed with a balanced three-way reciprocal translocation after his female partner suffered repeated miscarriages and an elective abortion due to the fact that the embryo was affected with an unbalanced translocation.
legalization and social acceptance of elective abortion in the United
One of the most common prison policies concerning inmate access to elective abortion is the court order policy.
One appellate court has gone so far as to explicitly determine that an elective abortion is not a serious medical need.
A female prisoner brought a civil rights action challenging a prison's policy of requiring her to obtain a court order if she wanted to receive an elective abortion The district court granted summary judgment for the defendants and the prisoner appealed.
Petersburg's City Council that services offered at Bayfront, including elective abortion, would not change.
Doctors had wanted the couple to opt for elective abortion - aborting five of the eight giving the other three a better chance of survival, but Mariella refused.
An elective abortion, which is chosen by the woman, must take place either in the first trimester (within twelve weeks of pregnancy) or in the second trimester (twenty-four weeks).
Those justifying the federal ban feared that if large amounts of fetal tissue were required for transplants, society may for the first time need and depend on the practice of elective abortion, rather than merely tolerate it.
The statute does permit the denial of health benefits in the case of elective abortion.
One women elected to have an elective abortion based upon the risks of congenital abnormalities.
The report, which concludes that funding such research is "acceptable public policy, " has been widely seen as a difficult-to-reach compromise that strategically insulates elective abortion from the use of human fetal tissue.