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Title:
Roe v. Wade : the untold story of the landmark Supreme Court decision that made abortion legal
Author:
Faux, Marian.
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Edition:
First Cooper Square Press edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Cooper Square Press, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
xxiii, 370 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
General Note:
Originally published: New York : McMillan, c1988. With new introd. and six textual emendations.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780815410935
Format :
Book

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From the back-alley clinics of illegal abortionists to the behind-the scene deliberations of the Supreme Court justices, Roe v. Wade is a riveting history of the thorniest ethical debate ever brought before the Supreme Court. this is the bull story behind the struggle of two lawyers, Sarah Weddington and Linda Coffee and their unwed, unemployed, pregnant client Norma McCorvey. In this updated edition Faux details recent challengesand erosions to the decision including parental consent laws and bans on partial-birth abortions and illuminates how the ruling has impacted public attitudes and policy."


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