Caught in the Crossfire: A Year on Abortion's Front Line

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Prentice Hall Press, 1991 - Social Science - 242 pages
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Sue Hertz, who has written about such sensitive topics as AIDS, infant euthanasia and battered women, takes a brave, even-handed look at the people behind the politics of abortion--the most divisive issue since slavery. Focusing on those ordinary Americans who confront the issue every day, this is must reading for anyone who is struggling with the complex and conflicting passions of abortion rights.

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CAUGHT IN THE CROSSFIRE: A Year on Abortion's Front Line

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A skillful report by Hertz (Journalism/Univ. of New Hampshire) on the struggles of Preterm Health Services, an abortion clinic in Brookline, Mass., to continue operating amid repeated efforts by an ... Read full review

Caught in the crossfire: a year on abortion's front line

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Between March 1989 and March 1990, the Supreme Court handed down its Webster v. Reproductive Health Services decision, pro-choice women marched on Washington twice, and abortion activism abounded ... Read full review


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