How the deeply divisive abortion controversy has played out on state and national levels during the past two decades provides an illustrative portrait, even if in some ways a disappointing reflection, of the operation of American government and politics. In Abortion and American Politics, Barbara H. Craig and David M. O'Brien tell the story of this explosive social issue, from the Supreme Court's landmark 1973 ruling in Roe v. Wade, through the years of grass-roots activism and public debate that led to the de-turning 1989 ...

Abortion and American Politics 1993, CQ Press, Washington DC

ISBN-13: 9780934540896

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Abortion and American Politics 1993, Chatham House Publishers

ISBN-13: 9780934540889