RU 4 Life

Sullivan, Andrew
October 2000
New Republic;10/16/2000, Vol. 223 Issue 16, p12
Comments on the debate involving the approval of RU-486, a pharmaceutical drug that induces abortion, by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Assertion of the similarity of killing an unborn fetus with that of murdering a full-grown human being; Impact of the drug's approval on the pro-choice movement; Citation of the capability of the drug to mimic natural, spontaneous abortion; Negation of the asserted contribution of the pill to induce an increasing number of abortions; Impact of the drug on the physical and emotional status of the woman who chose to take it.


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