How the Pro-Choice Movement Saved America: Freedom, Politics, and the War on Sex
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i was shocked and appalled at sheer power these groups have and the lengths they go to to keep women from making choices about their ow ...more
I guess I had no idea how far reaching George W. Bush's political appointments extend. This book not only warns of the possibility of a future in which Roe v. Wade is overturned and ALL forms of contraception (yes kids, even the condom) are pulled from the market, it also explains how this ...more
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If HOW THE PRO-CHOICE MOVEMENT SAVED AMERICA – the title of Cristina Page’s 2006 exposé of the religious right/pro-life movement’s true agenda – sounds like liberal hyperbole, chances are that Page wrote this book just for you!
While the “pro-life” movement professes to respect “all life,” to the point of holding it sacred, the movement’s actions belie this all-too-common assumption. Since the days of Roe v. Wade, pro-lifers have be ...more
Why do the people who claim to be anti-abortion staunchly oppose measures --- such as access to contraceptives and comprehensive sex education --- that would allow women to avoid unwanted pregnancy, and therefore abortion? That's the question at the heart of How the Pro-Choice Movement Saved America, Cristina Page's examination of the abortion issue at the turn of the latest century. The conclusion Page draws is one feminists collectively reached decades ago: that the anti-choice crowd want to c...more
Although I don’t believe this book answered my questions of am I feminist or not, I can tell you that this book clearly made become more of an advocate for women and their rights. This was an amazing read. It opened ...more
I knew pretty much all the information already, although there were a few things that I'm glad I learned. That said, it would have been a good, fast read if it hadn't been for the boyfriend. It was entertaining ...more
Page's book is well-sourced and a quick read. I'd suggest ...more
I had begun to suspect that much of the Pro-Life movement was more interested in promoting their religious doctrines than they ...more