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Monday, December 09, 2019

Top Reads For News Junkies: ‘Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights’

42 years ago this week, the United States Supreme Court issued its landmark decision in the case of Roe v. Wade, establishing the legal right to abortion — a right that opponents have been dismantling ever since with the passage of state laws that impose senseless regulations and requirements. Katha Pollitt’s Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights is a lucid history of the struggle for access to legal abortion and a cogent argument that abortion is not merely a right, but a “positive social good” that is tied to our most fundamental freedoms.

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