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Abortion and the States: How Will the Supreme Court Rule on the Upcoming Pennsylvania Abortion Issue

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Models, Methods, Concepts & Applications of the Analytic Hierarchy Process

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In the Summer of 1992 the Supreme Court of the United States was supposed to rule on a controversial Pennsylvania statute [13] restricting the rights of women in obtaining an abortion. Included in this statute are provisions requiring that doctors provide women with state-prescribed information about pregnancy and abortion, that the procedure be delayed 24 hours after the recitation and that husbands be notified prior to the procedure. The lower court upheld the first two provisions but declared unconstitutional the husband notification requirement.

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Saaty, T.L., Vargas, L.G. (2001). Abortion and the States: How Will the Supreme Court Rule on the Upcoming Pennsylvania Abortion Issue. In: Models, Methods, Concepts & Applications of the Analytic Hierarchy Process. International Series in Operations Research & Management Science, vol 34. Springer, Boston, MA. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4615-1665-1_15

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