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The legal aspects of abortion

Roberta Squire

The legal aspects of abortion

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Published by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Abortion -- Law and legislation -- Canada.,
  • Abortion -- Psychological aspects -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRoberta Squire.
    SeriesCBC learning system. Audiotape ; 489
    ContributionsCanadian Broadcasting Corporation.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 sound cassette : analog.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21572533M


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Abortion remains one of the most complex and controversial issues in contemporary law and bioethics. This volume draws together key essays from leading scholars on the ethical and regulatory aspects of abortion. The essays explore the complex issues of personhood, prenatal life and reproductive rights, international perspectives on the regulation of abortion, health professionals and the.

Abortion is defined as the expulsion of a fetus from the uterus before 28 weeks' gestation, the arbitrarily established time of viability.

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