Abortion Laws – Doctors Created Quickening Regulations To Protect Their Racket – Episode 14

  • Understand what abortion law and how it is in today’s American society
  • Learn the different abortion debate throughout US history

The Recap

On this week’s episode, Matt and Tony deep dive into some of the craziest and darkest parts of the legal history of the United States. Matt is a recovering Big Law attorney-turned-comedian with a passion for legal history, while Tony has no legal background whatsoever – except for a few minor brushes with the law. Ultimately, it’s Tony’s absurd and funny point of view on laws that will rub Matt the hilarious way.

Learn how Tony’s kidney stone treatment gave him a hint of that ‘Miracle of Life’ moment. This episode covers the legalities of abortion and how the law changed over the years.

Check out these episode highlights

  • [03:01] – Matt and Tony mansplaining abortion
  • [12:56] – Early abortion law in the United States
  • [17:00] – 1880 Rise of anti-abortion legislation
  • [20:36] – 1930’s passing of abortion laws
  • [20:51] – 1960’s feminist movement to put abortion law center stage
  • [23:07] – Roe v. Wade a landmark decision by the United States Supreme Court on the issue of abortion
  • [26:50] – Women’s protection right – relevant to the well-being of the mother
  • [29:12] – Rose case – the wider abortion debate
  • [32:12] – Immigrant abortion case
  • [33:11] – Abolition of abortion case in Texas
  • [35:01]– Texas abortion bill requires fetal burial and cremation
  • [42:51]– Laws makes it impossible to have an abortion
  • [43:59]– Number of abortion clinic per state
  • [49:59]– Susan B. Anthony American social reformer and women’s rights activist

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