1840 - 1873 Contraceptives and potions to cause miscarriage or “bringing down the menses” are openly, but euphemistically, advertised in the US.

1840 - 1873 Contraceptives and potions to cause miscarriage or “bringing down the menses” are openly, but euphemistically, advertised in the US.

1847 The American Medical Association is founded and immediately wages a campaign against midwives, contraception and abortion in state legislatures in the interest of dominating women’s health care and populating the west with non-immigrants. Very few women were admitted to medical schools.

1847 The American Medical Association is founded and immediately wages a campaign against midwives, contraception and abortion in state legislatures in the interest of dominating women’s health care and populating the west with non-immigrants. Very few women were admitted to medical schools.

A Brief History of the Abortion Controversy in the United States

A Brief History of the Abortion Controversy in the United States

National Organization for Women - NOW: Pro-choice rally, Philadelphia

Learn About the Ancient History of Abortion

Learn About the Ancient History of Abortion

We told you so; how the anti-abortion people have reduced women to State property.

We told you so; how the anti-abortion people have reduced women to State property.

History of Abortion – National Abortion Federation

History of Abortion – National Abortion Federation

Was abortion a crime in previous centuries? The answer has shaped recent Supreme Court rulings—and might do so again.

Why the Strange History of Medieval Abortions Matters Today

Was abortion a crime in previous centuries? The answer has shaped recent Supreme Court rulings—and might do so again.

The surprising history of abortion in the United States

The surprising history of abortion in the United States

An interesting concept. One might wonder how this sort of practice could change the course of human history going forward...

An interesting concept. One might wonder how this sort of practice could change the course of human history going forward...

Angel of death: Victorian serial killer Amelia Dyer is believed to have killed up to 400 babies---this is a terrible story but it's an interesting read

Britain's worst ever serial killer: The Victorian 'Angel Maker' who murdered 400 babies

Angel of death: Victorian serial killer Amelia Dyer is believed to have killed up to 400 babies---this is a terrible story but it's an interesting read

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