What Abortion Was Like Before Roe Vs. Wade

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Doctors brave enough to do abortions before Roe vs. Wade had to take extreme measures to avoid going to jail.

One of the most eminent providers was T.R.M. Howard, the surgeon, civil rights activist, and president of National Medical Association, a black…

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Janice Harayda

Janice Harayda

Critic, novelist, award-winning journalist. Former book columnist for Glamour and book editor of The Plain Dealer.