Ebers Papyrus was drawn in Egypt. Ebers Papyrus was an ancient medical text. It recorded the use of a type of tampon covered with herbs which was meant to induce an abortion.
Chinese Records & Abortion
515 BC - 500 BC
Chinese records show the number of the emperor's concubines who had abortions.
Abortion Prevention Laws
1800 - 1900
Laws were being passed to prevent abortion
Instillation abortion is invented by Eugen Abural
Special Cases Allowed
Colorado, California, Oregon, and North Carolina allow abortion when there is unchangeable psychological or physical issues of the mother and/or child, and when there has been a case of rape or incest.
Early Abortion Legal in Some States
New York makes abortion legal up until the end of the 6th month of pregnancy; along with Alaska, Hawaii, and Washington.
Abortion Federally Legal
Abortion is recognized as legal by the US Supreme Court.
1st NRLC Convention
The NRLC Convention is held. The NRLC is the largest pro-life organization in the US.
1st Human Life Amendment
The first Human Life Amendment brought to the attention of the Senate.
Constitution & Abortion
The first constitutional amendment approved that states the constitution does not secure abortion rights.
Reagan & Abortion
President Reagan states that "a program which does provide counseling and referral for abortion services as a method of family planning will not be eligible for Title 10 funds."
Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act
The US House gets the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act passed.
Medical Program Protection
A federal law is passed to protect medical programs against forced training and conduction of abortion.
Romney & Abortion
While running for President, Romney proposes extending the 14th Amendment to give rights to an unborn child.
Obama & Abortion
President Obama clearly states that he is pro-abortion on the 39th anniversary of the court case of Roe v. Wade.