(see also Abortion, Anti-Abortion Movement, 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.
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books
Bandarage, Asoka. Women, Population & Global Crisis (London: Zed, 1997).
Dombrowski, Daniel A. Babies & Beasts: The Argument from Marginal Cases (Urbana: U. Illinois, 1997).
Donchin, Anne & Laura M. Purdy (eds.) Embodying Bioethics: Recent Feminist Advances (Lanham MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 1999).
Gordon, Linda. Woman's Body, Woman's Right: Birth Control in America (rev. ed.; NY: Penguin, 1990).
__________. The Moral Property of Women: A History of Birth Control Politics in America (Urbana: U. Illinois, 2002).
Grossman, Atina. Reforming Sex: The German Movement for Birth Control & Abortion Reform, 1920-1950 (NY: Oxford, 1995).
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 & 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).
Solinger, Ricky. Beggars & Choosers: How the Politics of Choice Shapes Adoption, Abortion, & Welfare in the US (NY: Hill & Wang, 2001). Explores heavy cost to reproductive rights of shift in 80s to a middle-class rhetoric of "choice".
Strossen, Nadine. What Roe vs. Wade Should Have Said (NY: NYU, 2005).
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).
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"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.