"After Roe: The Lost History of the Abortion Debate" reveals a nuanced background to an issue that has become so entrenched, and politically volatile that it is a go-to plank in both Democrat and Republican platforms each presidential cycle.
Before the lines hardened and the groups organized a roaring debate ensued after the 1973 legalization of abortion.
How have the arguments changed? How did we get to where we are now?
- Mary Ziegler, professor of law at Florida State University, Author of "After Roe: The Lost History of the Abortion Debate"