Back rooms: voices from the illegal abortion era

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Prometheus Books, Apr 1, 1994 - Law - 234 pages
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Women share their experiences with backroom abortions, forced adoptions and marriages, in an attempt to explain the need for legal abortion

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Back rooms: voices from the illegal abortion era

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In recounting the stories of women who sought abortions before the procedure was legalized, the authors hope to thwart the impetus of the "Right to Life'' movement. The women tell horrifying stories ... Read full review

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A must read for anti-choicers. This book tells the disturbing, tragic stories of women who sought abortions before Roe vs. Wade was legalized and endured procedures from unlicensed, dirty, back alley hacks or worse. Read full review

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Caroline
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Kathleen
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Lila
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About the author (1994)

Messer is an associate professor at the Brown University World Hunger Program and was its director from 1993 to 1996.

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