Why Abortion Rights Will Prevail

Escaped slaves (“contrabands”) who had made it to Union lines, Photo stereograph by James F. Gibson, May 14, 1862, Library of Congress, Public Domain

Amidst the current horrors of the religiously inspired attempted revocation of American women’s bodily autonomy by the Supreme Court of the United States, I had an interesting connection the other day.

A few years ago, I read an amazing history book, not a general piece of fluff, but a work by an actual historian:



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