Civia Tamarkin

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Roe v. Wade is the law of the land, but a new documentary shows a systematic and effective campaign to chip away at it.

The long battle by pro-life activists to curtail abortion

Roe v. Wade is the law of the land, but a new documentary shows a systematic and effective campaign to chip away at it.

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