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1 Kelsey Bowman Political Science Mr. Noel November 27, 2013

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3   Planned Parenthood of Southern Pennsylvania was made up of five abortion clinics and served as the plaintiff for the case. Parties

4   Serving as the defendant of the case was Robert Casey, then the governor of Pennsylvania. Parties Robert Casey

5   The state of Pennsylvania passed an Abortion Control Act in the year  Required all women to give informed consent prior to an abortion  Imposed a twenty-four hour waiting period before receiving an abortion  Minors must have parental consent  Wives must have consent of their husband Original Story

6   The constitutionality of the act was taken to the United States District Court of Eastern Pennsylvania.  Kathryn Kolbert represented Planned Parenthood.  The district court declared the Abortion Control Act to be unconstitutional. What’s next?

7   The State Court of Appeals claimed all provisions of the Abortion Control Act to be, in fact, constitutional.  It is after this ruling that Planned Parenthood of Pennsylvania filed a lawsuit against the Court of Appeals.  They claimed that the act violated the ruling of Roe v. Wade. State Court of Appeals

8   The Supreme Court agreed to hear the case and their ruling included:  Roe v. Wade was affirmed  Pennsylvania law was constitutional  A twenty-four hour waiting period was constitutional  The final vote in the Supreme Court was 5-4 in favor of Planned Parenthood. Revisiting Abortion

9   Women have the right to an abortion before the fetus is viable.  States do not have the right to prohibit abortions prior to the fetus’s viability.  States can pass laws regulating abortions but cannot place an obstacles in the way of a woman seeking an abortion. Why does it madder?

10   Planned Parenthood v. Casey. Digital image. EBooks. Web. 25 Nov  Robert Casey, Defendant. Digital image. Asia Society. Web. 25 Nov  Planned Parenthood v.Casey. Digital image. Life News. Web. 26 Nov  Comic: Planned Parenthood v. Casey. Digital image. SYR. Web. 11 Nov Images

11   “Landmark Cases of the U.S. Supreme Court,” The Casey Case: Roe Revisited? Street Law Inc., 2002; Web. 17 November 2013  McBride, Alex, “Casey v. Planned Parenthood (1992).” PBS, PBS, Dec. 2006; Web. 06 November 2013  “Planned Parenthood of Southeastern PA v. Casey,” Planned Parenthood of Southeastern PA v. Casey, NCHLA, 2012; Web. 12 November 2013  "Roe v. Wade." Roe v. Wade. Legal Information Institute, 13 Dec. 1971; Web. 17 November 2013  Seward, Sheraden, “The Embryo Project Encyclopedia,” Planned Parenthood v. Casey (1992) ; Web. 17 November 2013  Weidman, James, “Judicial Activism,” The Heritage Foundation., 2013; Web. 06 November 2013 Works Cited


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