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Edited by Michael Nelson, Barbara A. Perry and Russell L. Riley.

July 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Book. Subjects: US Politics. 344 pages.

This book uses hundreds of hours of newly opened interviews and other sources to illuminate the life and times of Bill Clinton. Combining the authoritative perspective of these inside...

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9/11

in The Oxford Companion to American Politics

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics. 1843 words.

Judging the significance of any major event is never easy. Inevitably, new events come along to make what once appeared

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‘A Great Shadow Over Our “Civil Rights” ’: Fighting for the Government

Desmond King.

in Separate and Unequal

March 1997; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics. 14555 words.

Explores segregation in the military and resistance to its abolition ever since the founding of the country and the War of Independence to President Truman's 1947 Committee on Civil Rights...

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Abington School District v. Schempp

John J. Patrick, Richard M. Pious and Donald A. Ritchie.

in The Oxford Guide to the United States Government

January 1993; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics. 579 words.

• 374 U.S. 203 (1963) • Vote: 8–1 • For the Court: Clark • Concurring: Brennan, Douglas

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Abortion

in The Oxford Companion to American Politics

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics. 2946 words.

The contemporary debate over abortion pertains to clashing views about the proper powers of state and federal governments to regulate

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Abortion

Samantha Luks and Michael Salamone.

in Public Opinion and Constitutional Controversy

April 2008; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics. 9699 words.

Although commentators may consider abortion to be the paradigmatic constitutional controversy, the survey data point to a public and constitutional jurisprudence largely in sync with one...

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Abortion and the ‘culture of life’

Ashbee Edward.

in The Bush Administration, Sex and the Moral Agenda

March 2007; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics. 15799 words.

This chapter examines the abortion policy of the administration of George W. Bush. Though Roe v. Wade remained intact during the Bush years, Planned Parenthood continued to be taxpayer...

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Abortion and the Juridical

Jennifer M. Denbow.

in Governed through Choice

August 2015; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics. 13403 words.

Chapter 2 is concerned with how the framing of the right to abortion affects autonomy. It first investigates Gonzales v. Carhart—which upheld the Congressional “Partial Birth Abortion Ban...

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abortion rights

John J. Patrick, Richard M. Pious and Donald A. Ritchie.

in The Oxford Guide to the United States Government

January 1993; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics. 1117 words.

Abortion is the termination of a pregnancy before the embryo or fetus is capable of survival outside the mother's womb.

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Abrams v. United States

John J. Patrick, Richard M. Pious and Donald A. Ritchie.

in The Oxford Guide to the United States Government

January 1993; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics. 802 words.

• 250 U.S. 616 (1919) • Vote: 7–2 • For the Court: Clarke • Dissenting: Holmes and Brandeis

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