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Abortion -- United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Abele vs. Markle records

 Collection
Identifier: RG009_006
Abstract The records consist of legal documents, exhibits, correspondence, subject files, legislative files, press files, and publications. The New Haven women's liberation activist group with 858 plaintiffs' on March 2, 1971 filed a lawsuit against the state of Connecticut challenging the anti-abortion law. The case was heard by a three-judge District Court panel. On April 18, 1972 the court ruled 2-1 that Connecticut's anti-abortion law was unconstitutional. Governor Thomas J. Meskill in May 1972 by...
Dates: 1947-1981; Majority of material found within 1970-1975