Annotated Bibliography Alexander, K.S. (2008). Federalism, Abortion, and Original Meaning of the Fourteenth Amendment Enforcement Power: Can Congress Ban Partial Birth Abortion After Carhart? Texas Review of Law & Politics, 13105Retrieved November 15, 2016, from -policy/explore/bans-specific-abortion-methods-used-after-first-trimesterStates have attempted to limit when an abortion can take place after the first trimester. Partial birth abortion has been the main focus since the 1990s and early 2000s. In 2007, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld in Gonzales v. Carhart that bans partial birth abortion unless the mother’s life is endangered and does not protect her health. The most commonly used method dilation and evacuation have been in the process of banning by
states. A woman is allowed to get an abortion if she is at serious risk of irreversible impairment. Laws have not been put into place yet for serious mental health conditions. This source supports my topic because it shows how serious partial birth abortion is. Thisarticle also explains the exceptions that allow women to get a partial birth abortion. This source also highlights what states have banned partial birth abortion.