A 'Paper' Abortion for men: the road to true equality
This study is focused at the parental rights of U.S. males in regard to abortion and tries to map out and discuss historical events and policy which have influenced abortion rights. I will show how males have been affected by the abortion discussion and policy in the United States since the Roe v. Wade ruling and how the idea of a “paper” abortion could help create more equality in abortion policy. Abortion has been a relevant topic since Roe V. Wade and I intent to show its development through court cases, popular consensus, and policy. I argue that the controversial discussion of paternal abortion rights and the heavy focus on maternal abortion rights has led to a diminished role for the fathers of fetuses. I conclude with some propositions that might increase the legal footing of men in abortion law and is closer to true gender equality.
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