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Books, Articles and Audiovisual Materials:

“Abortion: Women decide.” Reproductive Health Matters. May 2, 2002; 10:19.

Baehr, Ninia. Abortion Without Apology: A Radical History for the 1990s. Boston, MA: South End Press, 1990.
Baumgardner, Jennifer. Abortion & Life. New York: Akashic Books, 2008.

Cohen, Sherrill, and Nadine Taub, eds. Reproductive Laws for the 1990s. Clifton, NJ: Humana Press, 1989.
Davis, Susan E., ed. Women Under Attack--Victories, Backlash and the Fight for Reproductive Freedom. Boston, MA: South End Press, 1988 (originally published by CARASA, Committee for Abortion Rights and Against Sterilization Abuse, New York).

Dixon-Mueller, Ruth and Paul K.B. Dagg. Abortion and Common Sense. Philadelphia, PA:  Xlibris Corp, 2002.  
Faundes,  Anibal and Jose Barzelatto. The Human Drama of Abortion: A Global Search for Consensus. Nashville, Tennessee: Vanderbilt University Press, 2006.  

Federation of Feminist Women's Health Centers. A New View of a Woman's Body. Los Angeles: Feminist Health Press, 1991.
Feldt, Gloria. The War on Choice. New York: Bantam Dell Books, 2004.
Ferraro, Barbara, Patricia Hussey and Jane O'Reilly. No Turning Back: Two Nuns Battle with the Vatican over Women's Right to Choose. New York: Poseidon Press, 1990.

The Fight for Abortion Rights and Reproductive Freedom Newsletter
Civil Liberties and Public Policy Program, Hampshire College.

Frankfort, Ellen and Frances Kissling. Rosie, the Investigation of a Wrongful Death. New York: Doubleday, 1979.
 Fried, Marlene Gerber, ed. From Abortion to Reproductive Freedom: Transforming a Movement. Boston, MA: South End Press, 1990.

Ginsburg, Faye D. Contested Lives: The Abortion Debate in an American Community. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1998.
Gordon, Linda. Woman's Body, Woman's Right: Birth Control in America, rev. ed. New York: Penguin, 1990.

Gorney, Cynthia. Articles of Faith: A Frontline History of the Abortion Wars. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2000.

Harrison, Beverly Wildung. Our Right to Choose: Toward a New Ethic of Abortion. Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 1983.

Hartmann, Betsy. Reproductive Rights and Wrongs: The Global Politics of Population Control. Boston, MA: South End Press, 1994.

Ipas. Human Rights, Unwanted Pregnancy & Abortion-Related Care: Reference Information and Illustrative Case. Chapel Hill, NC: Ipas, 2002.

Ipas. Woman-Centered Abortion Care: A Reference Manual. Chapel Hill, NC: Ipas, 2004

Joffe, Carole. Doctors of Conscience: The Struggle to Provide Abortions Before and After Roe v. Wade. Boston, MA: Beacon, 1996.

Kaplan, Laura. The Story of Jane: The Legendary Underground Feminist Abortion Service. New York: Pantheon, 1996.

Kaufmann, K. The Abortion Resource Handbook. New York: Fireside, 1997.
Lader, Lawrence. RU-486: The Pill That Could End the Abortion Wars and Why American Women Don't Have It. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 1991.
Luker, Kristin. Abortion and the Politics of Motherhood. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press reprint ed., 1985.
Maguire, Daniel C. Sacred Choices: The Right to Contraception and Abortion in Ten World Religions. Minneapolis, MN:  Fortress Press, 2001.

Messer, Ellen and Kathryn E. May. Back Rooms: Voices from the Illegal Abortion Era. New York: Prometheus Books reprint ed., 1994.
Morgen, Sandra. Into Our Own Hands: The Women’s Health Movement in the United States, 1969-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2002.

National Abortion Federation.  Developing Cultural Competence in Reproductive Health Care: Understanding Every Woman. Washington, DC: National Abortion Federation, 2004.

Nelson, Jennifer. Women of Color and the Reproductive Rights Movement. New York, New York University Press, 2003.

Paul, Maureen et al. A Clinician’s Guide to Medical and Surgical Abortion. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 1999.

Petchesky, Rosalind Pollack. Abortion and Woman's Choice: The State, Sexuality, and Reproductive Freedom, rev. ed. Boston, MA: Northeastern University Press, 1990.
Raymond, Janice, et al. RU-486: Misconceptions, Myths and Morals. Cambridge, MA: Institute on Women and Technology (Department of Urban Studies and Planning, MIT), 1991.

Reagan, Leslie. When Abortion Was A Crime: Women, Medicine and Law in the United States, 1867-1973. Berkeley and Los Angeles, CA: University of California Press, 1998.

Reproductive Freedom News
On-line publication available from the Center for Reproductive Rights

Reproductive Rights Update, A Quarterly Report
American Civil Liberties Union

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