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The pro-life/choice debate

Author: Mark Y Herring
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2003.
Series: Historical guides to controversial issues in America.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"While the disagreements on abortion date to the beginning of our country, most of its public debate has taken place during the 20th century. Herring examines the issue from the debate's origin to its current state and expected future. Narrative chapters include discussions of the pro and con arguments associated with abortion, featuring quotes from doctors, politicians, religious figures, and ordinary people. First  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Herring, Mark Youngblood, 1952-
Pro-life/choice debate.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2003
(OCoLC)652153194
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Y Herring
ISBN: 0313317100 9780313317101
OCLC Number: 50422978
Description: xiii 200 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The past as prologue to the present: abortion from the classical period to 1750 --
Before there was "Roe": 1750-1899 --
Before there was "Roe": 1900-1970 --
Firebrand: January 22, 1973, "Roe v. Wade" --
Backlash: old right, new right --
Morning after Bills: after "Roe" before "Casey" --
Another Casey steps to the plate: "Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey" --
Partial-birth or late-term abortions and the bans --
Pro-life/pro-choice questions: "Quo vadis?"
Series Title: Historical guides to controversial issues in America.
Responsibility: Mark Y. Herring.

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"One in a series of guides on controversial issues, this is a useful and even-handed introduction to the debate on abortion in the US."-Conscience "Herring writes clearly and presents each side of Read more...

 
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