Search Resources (English): Abortion and disability

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Book review - Dangerous pregnancies: mothers, disabilities, and abortion in modern America

Review of Dangerous Pregnancies: Mothers, Disabilities, and Abortion in Modern America by Leslie J. Reagan. Dangerous Pregnancies examines how rubella, also known as German measles was discovered; how responses to rubella, and fears of it, resonated in the efforts to make abortion legal and accessible in the United States; how class, race, and privilege all played roles in abortion access; how disability activism and eugenics were mobilized to promote vaccinations and abortions; how vaccines and vaccination programs got adopted; and how these all issues link.

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Published: 2013
Selective abortion

This article draws connections between reproductive technologies, disability and eugenics. Shares a critic and statistical information from The Disabled Women's Network (DAWN). 



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Published: 1993