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History of abortion in America

POSTED: 09:13 AM PDT Mar 27, 2013    UPDATED: 05:12 AM PST Feb 03, 2014 

A new report says abortions have fallen to their lowest levels since the 1970s. Take a look at the history of this hot-button issue in America.

Abortion Timeline - Connecticut
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1821: Connecticut becomes the first state to pass a law banning abortions after "quickening," or when a woman starts to feel or perceive fetal movements in the womb.

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