Carole Joffe

University of California, Davis

Guest

Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Davis and author of Dispatches from the Abortion Wars: The Cost of Fanaticism to Doctors, Patients and the Rest of Us and Doctors of Conscience: The Struggle to Provide Abortion before and after Roe V. Wade

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When the Supreme Court legalized abortion 40 years ago today, it may have settled the law, but it started the most bitter of all the battles in America's ongoing culture war.  Roe v.

Roe v. Wade: Still Fighting after All These Years

When the Supreme Court legalized abortion 40 years ago today, it may have settled the law, but it started the most bitter of all the battles in America's ongoing culture war. Roe v.

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George Tiller was a doctor who provided late-term abortions. Known as “St. George” by supporters and “Dr.

The Slaying of a Doctor and the Anti-Abortion Movement

George Tiller was a doctor who provided late-term abortions. Known as “St. George” by supporters and “Dr.

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