Abortion and Brain Waves

Easterbrook, Gregg
January 2000
New Republic;01/31/2000, Vol. 222 Issue 5, p21
Examines the influence of the abortion issue in the United States. Effect of the decision of the Supreme Court to take the pro-life issue on the politics; Religious interpretations regarding beginning of human life; Difference between conception and birth; Information obtained from electroencephalogram readings of fetus' brains; Analysis of the sequence of the growth of human life; Discussion about the history of abortion law in the country; Impact of abortion restrictions on the rights of American women; Mental issues associated with the termination of pregnancy.


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