By Anne Nicol Gaylor

"A relocating account by way of a girl who is familiar with the emotional truths in the back of the call for for abortion." --Gloria Steinem

"So a lot of what has been written approximately abortion has been apologetic -- and been written by means of males. it really is clean to have this forthright assertion through a feminist who has been a pace-setter within the abortion reform circulation.

Ms. Gaylor articulates the anger of all feminists with a society that's trying to subvert the U.S. excellent court docket selection legalizing abortion" --Betty Friedan

"Required analyzing for a person who nonetheless doesn't understand the tragedy of undesirable being pregnant . . . and in the event you needs to debate the query. A poignant human document jam-packed with compassion and real love of humanity." --Marion ok. Sanders

"Finally, a e-book that makes a speciality of the one, really certified, unlawful abortion specialists -- the ladies themselves. Their voices haven't been heard within the abortion debates of contemporary years. Anne Gaylor, who recommended hundreds of thousands of those girls, tells their tales with compassion and realizing.

Ms. Gaylor spares not anyone in her trenchant research of the place the accountability lies for the soreness, degradation and loss of life as a result of anti-abortion legislation. She records the function medical professionals have performed during this. She exposes the strategies and motivations of the so-called Right-to-Lifers, who're made up our minds to overthrow the U.S. excellent court docket judgements legalizing abortion.

Invaluable for all those that care approximately maintaining abortion criminal and secure, this ebook is additionally a needs to if you happen to wish the entire evidence sooner than making up their minds in this issue." --Beatrice Blair, government Director of nationwide Abortion Rights motion League.

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Louis and needed a place to stay, since she had neither the energy nor money to return to St. Louis and come back to Madison the next week. Our daughter, Annie Laurie, started putting her room to rights to receive company, and I drove over to the clinic to pick up the patient, Nancy Belle, and her babies. Nancy was black, from the St. Louis ghetto, and she told me she had missed the bus she intended to catch, hardly surprising when you're traveling with two babies and have no one to help you. She couldn't decide whether to return to her apartment or wait for another bus, but she thought she might never get up her courage again, so she waited for the next bus with her babies, a boy two, and a girl, eight months.

She had eight or nine living children; her other pregnancies had resulted in stillbirths or miscarriages. She had all the ailments associated with excess childbearing-varicose veins, pernicious vomiting, kidney and bladder problems.

Thank you again. S. This letter and its reference to women finding out quite by chance and after much worry convinced me to become more visible. I had joined the Zero Population Growth (ZPG) organization because of its supportive position on abortion, and I asked the board of directors of the Madison chapter if they would consider funding advertising of a service, if I would use my own phone number and handle the calls. They readily agreed. The first ad, placed in the classified "Personal Interest" section of Madison's two daily papers on August 12, 1970, read: "ABORTION is legal and available in Wisconsin.

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