TITLE

Not the way to stop abortions

AUTHOR(S)
Leo, John
PUB. DATE
March 1993
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;3/29/93, Vol. 114 Issue 12, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the problem of the tight alliance between the newsroom and the abortion-rights lobby in dealing with antiabortion activists. The campaign to diversify newsrooms has not yet reached the critical turning point; Operation Rescue's illegal invasion of private space; The recent murder of Dr. David Gunn at a Pensacola abortion clinic; Contradiction between commitment to nonviolent moral witness and the growing use of intimidation; Operation Rescue ought to reassess its tactics.
ACCESSION #
9303250087

 

Related Articles

  • Medicine's officially reputable pariahs. McGovern, Celeste // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;3/15/93, Vol. 20 Issue 13, p34 

    Cites reasons why fewer and fewer doctors are willing to perform abortions. The experience of Colorado obstetrician Dr. MacArthur Hill; No doctor in Medicine Hat will do abortions; Comments from Jane Holmes, executive coordinator of the Canadian Abortion Rights Action League; A 1985 poll of...

  • Fighting back.  // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;4/19/93, Vol. 20 Issue 18, p33 

    Presents a series of events of interest to pro-life supporters for the months of April, May and June 1993 in Canada. `Choice' is for Voters,' sponsored by Edmonton ProLife Society on April 29; `Equipping the Family: Tools for Growth,' presented by Cornerstone Counselling Centre on May 1;...

  • More fuel for abortion fire. Brown, F.D. // Black Enterprise;Oct90, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p31 

    Examines the abortion debate among women of color. Involvement of African-American women at the highest levels of both the pro-choice and right-to-life sides of the issue; Viewpoints of both sides; Abortion statistics among minority women.

  • Legal institutions and abortion rates in Mississippi. Barbour, Charles A.; Shughart, William F. // CATO Journal;Spring/Summer98, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p119 

    Looks at the impact of legal obstacles on abortion rates in the state of Mississippi. Reaction of the public to a debate on the legalization of abortion; Information on the use of the abortion procedure in modern societies; Factor contributing to the increase demand for abortion; Details on...

  • Living with Roe v. Wade. McConnell, M.L. // Commentary;Nov90, Vol. 90 Issue 5, p34 

    Objects to the assertion of pro-choice advocates that abortion is strictly a matter between a woman and her doctor. Suggests that Roe V. Wade fosters certain attitudes which have destructive consequences; Advocates a reversal of Roe v. Wade because of the behavioral fallout stemming from the...

  • Abortion.  // Current Events;10/21/91, Vol. 91 Issue 7, p2a 

    Focuses on the issue of abortion. Definition; History of practice; Anti-abortion campaign led by doctors in late 1800s; `Backstreet' abortion clinics; Deaths from unsanitary procedures; US Supreme Court case `Roe v. Wade'; Pro-life movement; Roman Catholics; Pro-Choice argument; National...

  • The children I almost had. Mills, D. // Essence (Essence);Feb1990, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p36 

    Opinion. Recounts the experiences and feelings of the author as he watched women he had impregnated get abortions.

  • We, too, must choose. Brown, F.D. // Essence (Essence);Apr91, Vol. 21 Issue 12, p26 

    Reviews the author's pro-choice stance on abortion and why he feels this way. Webster versus Reproductive Health Services; Roe versus Wade; Impact of court decisions on black women.

  • A matter of choice. Simmons, J.D. // Essence (Essence);Oct87, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p55 

    The author, a woman who had an abortion in 1963, compares her experience to that of a 15-year-old girl today. Discusses abortion as a political, social and women's rights issue.

  • The great debate. Webb, M. // Harper's Bazaar;Jul89, Issue 3331, p64 

    Examines the current debate over the legality of abortion. Opposing viewpoints; Relationship to birth control procedures; Projected move from a judicial to a legislative field of debate.

Share

Other Topics