(see also Abortion, Sexual Freedom, Sexual Repression)
On the Web: Specialized Sites
Women's Reproductive Rights Assistance Project (WRRAP) Assists women with funding for emergency contraception or safe & legal abortion.
Richey, Warren. "Court upholds murder verdict in stillbirth case," Christian Science Monitor (10/7/03):2.
Schoen, Johanna. "Reconceiving abortion: medical practice, women's access, & feminist politics before & after Roe vs. Wade," Feminist Studies 26 (2000):349-76.
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books
Ginsburg, Faye. Contested Lives: The Abortion Debate in an American Community (Berkeley: U. of California, 1998).
Grossman, Atina. Reforming Sex: The German Movement for Birth Control & Abortion Reform, 1920-1950 (NY: Oxford, 1995).
Bandarage, Asoka. Women, Population & Global Crisis (London: Zed, 1997).
Doerr, Edd & James W. Prescott. Abortion Rights & Fetal "Personhood" (Washington: Americans for Religious Liberty, 199?).
Dombrowski, Daniel A. Babies & Beasts: The Argument from Marginal Cases (Urbana: U. Illinois, 1997).
__________ & Robert Deltete. A Brief, Liberal, Catholic Defense of Abortion (Urbana: U. Illinois, 2000).
Donchin, Anne & Laura M. Purdy (eds.) Embodying Bioethics: Recent Feminist Advances (Lanham MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 1999).
Gordon, Linda. The Moral Property of Women: A History of Birth Control Politics in America (Urbana: U. Illinois, 2002).
Holmes, Helen Bequaert & Laura M. Purdy (eds.) Feminist Perspectives in Medical Ethics (Bloomington: Indiana U, 1992).
Mumford, Stephen D. The Pope & the New Apocalypse: The Holy War Against Family Planning (Research Triangle Park NC: Center for Research on Population & Security, 1986).
Petchesky, Rosalind. Abortion & Woman's Choice: The State, Sexuality, & Reproductive Freedom  (Boston: Northeastern U, 1990).
__________ & Karen Judd (eds.) Negotiating Reproductive Rights: Women's Perspectives across Countries & Cultures (NY: Zed, 1998).
Purdy, Laura M. Reproducing Persons. Issues in Feminist Bioethics (Ithaca: Cornell, 1996).
Rapp, Reyna. Testing Women, Testing the Fetus: The Social Impact of Amniocentesis
in America (NY: Routledge, 2000).
Reagan, Leslie J. When Abortion Was a Crime: Women, Medicine, & Law in the US, 1867-1973 (Berkeley: U. California, 1996).
Ross, Loretta & Marlene Gerber Fried. Undivided Rights: Women of Color Organize for Reproductive Justice (Boston: South End, 2004).
Solinger, Ricky. The Abortionist. A Woman Against the Law (Berkeley: U. California, 1996).
__________. Beggars & Choosers: How the Politics of Choice Shapes Adoption, Abortion, & Welfare in the US (NY: Hill & Wang, 2001). Explores the heavy cost to the reproductive rights movement of the shift in the 80s to a middle-class rhetoric "choice".
Swomley, John M. Compulsory Pregnancy. The War Against American Women (Washington: Americans for Religious Liberty, 19??).
Ward, Martha Coonfield. Poor Women, Powerful Men: America's Great Experiment in Family Planning (Boulder: Westview, 1986).
Woliver, Laura R. The Political Geographies of Pregnancy (Urbana: U. Illinois, 2002).
X, Dr. The Abortionist, by Dr. X as told to Lucy Freeman (NY: Doubleday, 1962).
In the Library: Fiction
In the Library: For Young Readers
In the Library: Poetry
In the Library: Drama
In the Library: Photography
"Caracas amor a muerte" , dir. Gustavo Balza, ?m. Poignant story of teenage pregnancy, the search for an abortion, & moral debates it generates.
"The Fragile Promise of Choice" , by Dorothy Fadiman, Daniel Meyers & Beth Seltzer, 57m. From Women Make Movies.
"A Private Matter" , dir. Joan Micklin Silver, ?m.