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Abortion under attack

Abortion under attack

women on the challenges facing choice

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Published by Seal Press in Emeryville, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Abortion -- United States,
  • Abortion -- Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Pro-choice movement -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references

    Statementedited by Krista Jacob ; foreword by Rebecca Walker ; afterword by Gloria Feldt
    ContributionsJacob, Krista
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ767.5.U5 A2827 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination264 p. ;
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17205572M
    ISBN 101580051855
    ISBN 109781580051859
    LC Control Number2006021113

    In her book, "Willing and Unable," Lori R. Freedman found that even doctors willing to perform abortions bowed to objections from their hospitals or other physicians in their private practices.   Abortion Under Attack: Women on the Challenges Facing Choice, an anthology with a pro-choice perspective, is the latest contribution to this intensely polarizing topic. As the writers demonstrate, language is the key to how abortion is framed and to how the Right nearly destroyed our ability to discuss it in reasonable terms.

    The linking of the words "abortion" and "crime" emphasizes the difficult and painful history that is the focus of Leslie J. Reagan's important book. Her study is the first to examine the entire period during which abortion was illegal in the United States, beginning in the .   Tweet; Email; Interview by Nicole Bourbonnais. In her groundbreaking book, Abortion Under Apartheid: Nationalism, Sexuality, and Women’s Reproductive Rights in South Africa, Susanne Klausen tells the story of ongoing attempts to regulate women’s sexuality in apartheid-era South Africa ().During these decades, women of all races and ages faced barriers when choosing to end .

    States enacted a whopping new abortion restrictions from to , and an additional 58 new abortion restrictions in just the first half of The types of tactics employed to interfere with access to safe, legal abortion at the state level include.   It's true that abortion rights are under attack. States have recently passed extreme laws banning or restricting a woman's right to abortion, most drastically in Alabama, where the governor Author: Madison Feller.


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Krista Jacob, Abortion under attack book advocate for reproductive rights and former abortion counselor, has compiled an impressive collection of writings by a diverse /5(2). Windy City Times News Archive - Book Review: Abortion Under Attack: Women on the Challenges Facing Choice Presidential candidates may be scrutinized for their stances on both gay marriage and.

The linking of the words "abortion" and "crime" emphasizes the difficult and painful history that is the focus of Leslie J. Reagan's important book. Her study is the first to examine the entire period during which abortion was illegal in the United States, beginning in.

When Abortion Was a Crime: Women, Medicine, and Law in the United States, With the right to abortion again under attack in the United States, this book offers vital lessons for every American concerned with health care, civil liberties, and personal and sexual by: Get this from a library.

Abortion under attack: women on the challenges facing choice. [Krista Jacob;] -- "The issue of reproductive rights has taken center stage in recent months with the appointment of two conservative Supreme Court justices, which threatens Roe v.

Wade, the supreme court case that. In her new book "Abortion Under Attack: Women on the Challenges Facing Choice," Krista Jacob has compiled an impressive collection of essays by pro-choice advocates that addresses the spectrum of personal and social influences, ranging from dealing with remorse to the impact that economics, race, and culture have on a woman's right to : Krista Jacob.

If you’ve been paying attention, you know that the right to have an abortion in the U.S. has been under attack for decades. Even as a pandemic worsens in the U.S., states including Ohio, Texas, and Mississippi have attempted to temporarily ban surgical abortion as “non-essential.” These latest bans have drawn criticism from doctors and galvanized providers to file lawsuits, after the.

Each month, the Bustle Book Club asks an author to recommend a book they think everyone should read. In May, Little Fires Everywhere author Celeste Ng recommended Red Clocks by Leni Zumas.

Follow along with the book club on Bustle and join the conversation on Goodreads. In the first five months offive states — Georgia, Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, [ ]. If you want to understand how reproductive rights have been under assault since The Right-Wing Attack on Women's Rights and How to Fight Back by Solinger's book Author: Robin Marty.

As we approach the 30th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, it's crucial to look back to the time when abortion was illegal. Leslie Reagan traces the practice and policing of abortion, which although illegal was nonetheless widely available, but always with threats for both doctor and patient.

In a time when many young women don't even know that there was a period when abortion was a crime, this work. However, in the 19th cent. opinion about abortion changed. In the Roman Catholic Church prohibited abortion under any circumstances. In England and in the United States in the 19th cent.

stringent antiabortion laws were passed. Attitudes toward abortion became more liberal in the 20th cent. This is the first book to focus on the history of abortion in an African context.

It traces the criminalization of abortion in South Africa during the apartheid era (–), the emergence of a flourishing clandestine abortion industry, and the controversial passage in of the country’s first statutory law on abortion.

The study examines the politics of gender, sexuality, racism. Jodi Picoult: ‘Abortion will become a privilege, not a right’ Reproductive rights are under attack in the US, the bestselling Spark of Light author says Sat,Author: Catherine Conroy.

Abortion Under Apartheid examines the politics of abortion in South Africa during the apartheid era (), when termination of pregnancy was criminalized.

It analyzes the flourishing clandestine abortion industry, the prosecution of medical and backstreet abortionists, and the passage in of the country's first statutory law on abortion. Susanne M. This line of attack makes a woman jump through demeaning and time-consuming hoops before she can obtain a safe, legal abortion.

Some of these bills: Impose mandatory waiting periods of up to 72 hours prior to an abortion after a woman's initial consultation with her doctor. Require ultrasounds before women can get an abortion. Reproductive rights are under attack – and not just in the US In England and Wales, under existing law, abortion is still technically illegal under the Offences Against the Person Act Author: Laura Bates.

WHEN ABORTION WAS A CRIME: Women, Medicine, and Law in the United States, by Leslie J. Reagan. University of California Press, pages, $   In the nineteenth century, abortion came under attack at a moment when women were claiming political power; in the twentieth century, it came under attack when they claimed sexual freedom.

Abortion, like contraception, means that women can separate sex and procreation—still a Brand: University of California Press. Get this from a library. Women under attack: abortion, sterilization abuse, and reproductive freedom. [Committee for Abortion Rights and Against Sterilization Abuse.;].

The Abortion Legislation Act is an Act of Parliament in New Zealand that amends the law to decriminalise abortion. Under the act, abortion is available without restrictions to any woman who is not more than 20 weeks pregnant. Women seeking an abortion after 20 weeks have to be assessed by a qualified health professional.Table of Contents for Abortion under attack: women on the challenges facing choice / Krista Jacob, available from the Library of Congress.

Buy This Book in Print. Santa Barbara "This is an original and scholarly exposition of the view that abortion rights fall under the religion clauses of the First Amendment. The view defended is an important alternative to the privacy defense upon which the Roe v.

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