Cohen on Married Women and Induced Abortion in the United States, 1820-1860
Patricia Cohen, University of California, Santa Barbara, has published Married Women and Induced Abortion in the United States, 1820-1860. Here is the abstract.
Results of a study of 225 publicized abortion cases in US newspapers from 1820 to 1860; with attention to married women who comprise a small fraction of the set.
Download the paper from SSRN at the link.
See also Professor Cohen’s article in the Washington Post, here.