U.S. Supreme Court opinion in 1992 decided that government may not require that a husband be informed about an abortion, even after the abortion, because that prospect might deter a woman from ending her pregnancy.
Fathers should not make the final abortion decision, but should be notified and given a chance to plead with the mother, according to sociologist Arthur Shostak.
Testimonials of fathers whose children have been aborted.
Two stories of men who suffered from the after-effects of abortion. Author is Elaine Minamide.
Article about a Pennsylvania court case in which the government prohibited a father from blocking an abortion.
Discusses a father's legal rights in the abortion decision, asserting that state governments intervene in a private situation to ensure that the abortion occurs. Commentary by Jeffery M. Leving.
Opinion piece by Thomas Doyle. He personally disagrees with abortion, but argues that if it must be done, then a father has a right to know and to have some input in the final decision.
Article addressing fathers' roles in abortion decisions, mentioning that about 82.5% of wives confide in their husbands. Author is Geoffrey P. Miller.
Article by Cathy Young discussing men's reproductive rights, especially with regard to abortion.
A pro-choice perspective from the ACLU regarding the role of fathers with respect to abortions. Authors are Dawn Johnsen and Lynn Paltrow.