A Private Matter: RU 486 and the Abortion Crisis

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Prometheus Books, 1995 - Social Science - 254 pages
Lader spotlights the struggle for abortion rights, discusses the brutal clinic murders in Pensacola and Boston, and argues that RU 486 could markedly reduce clinical abortions by making the termination of a pregnancy a 'private matter'.

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A PRIVATE MATTER: RU-486 and the Abortion Crisis

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An early pioneer of abortion rights recounts the struggle over a pill that could almost completely remove the matter from the public sphere. Lader (Politics, Power, and the Church, 1987, etc.), one of ... Read full review

A Private Matter: Ru 486 and the Abortion Crisis

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Lader, president of Abortion Rights Mobilization (ARM) and founder of the National Association for the Repeal of Abortion Laws (presently known as the National Abortion Rights Action League), seems to ... Read full review


Foreword Eleanor Smeal
Causes and Effects in Abortion Rights
The Sanger Factor

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Lader is president of Abortions Rights Mobilization and a founding chair of the National Abortion Rights Action League.

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