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dc.creatorKim, Grace
dc.date2017-05-24en_US
dc.date.accessioned2017-05-26T18:41:02Z
dc.date.available2017-05-26T18:41:02Z
dc.date.created2017-05-26
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10776/11520
dc.description.abstractWhere Are My Children? is an anti-abortion silent film released in the United States on 16 April 1916. The film was directed by Lois Weber and Phillips Smalley and produced by Universal Film Manufacturing Company/Lois Weber Productions in Universal City, California. In the film, Weber tells a story of an attorney who wants to have children and raise a family, but his wife chooses to abort her pregnancies, fearing that having children will ruin her social activities. In the early 1900s, information about contraception was not freely available or legal to obtain. Physicians were allowed to distribute contraceptives only if the woman would be put in a life-threatening circumstance were she to get pregnant. In the film, Weber encourages contraceptives as a means of family planning, but advocates against abortions. Where Are My Children? is one of the first films to discuss birth control and family planning, and it is among the first to push against motion picture censorship of contraception and family planning in cinema.en_US
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dc.publisherArizona State University. School of Life Sciences. Center for Biology and Society. Embryo Project Encyclopedia.en_US
dc.relation.ispartofEmbryo Project Encyclopediaen_US
dc.rightsCopyright Arizona Board of Regentsen_US
dc.subjectLiteratureen_US
dc.subject.lcshAbortionen_US
dc.subject.lcshPregnancy terminationen_US
dc.subject.lcshBirth controlen_US
dc.subject.lcshConception--Preventionen_US
dc.subject.lcshContraceptionen_US
dc.subject.lcshReproductive rightsen_US
dc.subject.lcshLois Weber Productionsen_US
dc.subject.lcshCensorshipen_US
dc.subject.lcshWeber, Lois, 1879-1939en_US
dc.titleWhere Are My Children? (1916)en_US
dc.typeTexten_US
dc.rights.licenseLicensed as Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Unported (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0) http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/en_US
dc.subject.embryoPublicationsen_US
dc.subject.tagAbortionen_US
dc.subject.tagComstock Acten_US
dc.subject.tagBirth Controlen_US
dc.description.typeArticlesen_US
dc.date.createdstandard2017-05-24en_US
dc.contributer.editorRoss, Christian H.en_US


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