Tuesday, March 23, 2010

What's the Cost of the Abortion Wars?

Thirty-seven years after Roe v. Wade, why is abortion still such a contentious issue that often leads to extreme violence and even murder? On the next Your Call, we'll bring you a conversation Rose Aguilar had with UCSF Professor Carole Joffe, author of the new book Dispatches from the Abortion Wars: The costs of Fanaticism to Doctors, Patients, and the Rest of Us. She writes, "The abortion wars are raging in the U.S., wars on numerous fronts."

Has the pro-choice movement lost the war? Who's fighting back? It's Your Call with Rose Aguilar.

Carole Joffe, a professor at the UCSF Bixby Center's Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health (ANSIRH) Program

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