Nolo's Plain-English Law Dictionary

Legal Dictionary Home

Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act Of 2003
Bans a procedure called a partial-birth abortion, used for ending pregnancy. Whether an abortion meets this definition has to do with the method used by the doctor and not with viability of the fetus or the number of weeks that the patient is pregnant.
LA-NOLO3:LEADS.1.1.1.20150901.33681