assingment #3 bill of rights

assingment #3 bill of rights - Civil Liberties and the Bill...

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Civil Liberties and the Bill of Rights At this time in the United States abortions are legal. However, for teenagers under the age of 18, the laws on abortions differ from state to state. In some states, parental permission is required before a girl under age 18 can have an abortion. In some states there may be a 24 hour waiting period from the time you speak to a counselor in a clinic or doctor’s office, until the time of the procedure. Here in Wisconsin the law requires that one of your parents, a grandparent, an aunt, uncle or sibling, who is at least 25 years old, give permission for your abortion. Wisconsin also prohibits abortion after viability, which is usually twenty-three or twenty-four weeks of pregnancy, unless a woman’s life or health is in danger. For the longest time abortions in the United States have been banned and until recently they became legal. Now the controversy is not should they be legal or illegal, but how long after conception should it be legal to have an abortion and
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