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Abortion Debate

Beyond Pro-Life and Pro-Choice: Moral diversity in the Abortion Debate

Kathy Rudy / Beacon Press / Published 1997

"Sheds new light on the religious and philosophical underpinnings of Americans' widely divergent beliefs and attitudes toward abortion, discussing the influence of Catholicism, evangelical Christianity, feminism, and classical liberalism on the issue."

The Abortion Battle : Looking at Both Sides (Issues in Focus)

Felicia Lowenstein / Library Binding / Published 1996

The Abortion Controversy (Current Controversies)

David Bender, et al / Paperback / Published 1994

Abortion : Debating the Issue (Issues in Focus)

Nancy Day / Library Binding / Published 1995

Abortion : Opposing Viewpoints (Opposing Viewpoints Series)

Charles P. Cozic, Stacey L. Tipp / Paperback / Published 1991

Abortion Pro and Con Debaters Manual

Richard Anderson / Paperback / Published 1982

Is Abortion Immoral? (Opposing Viewpoints; written for young adults)

Author unknown / Paperback / Published 1996

Is Abortion Safe for Women (Opposing Viewpoints; written for young adults)

Author unknown / Paperback / Published 1996

Abortion and Unborn Human Life

Patrick Lee / Paperback / Published 1996

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Aftereffects of Abortion:

As in most other matters relating to abortion, there is a lack of consensus on the aftereffects of abortion. Pro-lifers generally teach that severe depression, called Post Abortion Syndrome, is common and can last for years. Pro-choicers and mental health professionals generally teach that depression is rare and short-lived.

Abortion & Afterwards

Vanessa Davies / Paperback / Published 1997

Forgiven and Set Free : A Post-Abortion Bible Study for Women

Linda Cochrane, et al / Paperback / Published 1996

The Healing Choice : Your Guide to Emotional Recovery After an Abortion

Candace, De Puy, et al / Paperback / Published 1997

A Rachel Rosary; Intercessory Prayer for Victims of Post Abortion Syndrome

Larry Kupferman / Paperback / Published 1994

Rachel's Vineyard : A Psychological and Spiritual Journey of Post-Abortion Healing : A Model for Groups

Theresa Karminski Burke, et al / Paperback / Published 1995

Five Steps Toward Post-Abortion Healing

Holly Francis / Paperback / Published 1992

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Choosing abortion:

Should I Have This Baby? : What to Do When Your Pregnancy Is Unexpected

Carl Jones / Hardcover / Published 1996

Unplanned Pregnancy : Your Choices : A Practical Guide to Accidental Pregnancy (Oxford Medical Publications)

Ann Furedi / Paperback / Published 1996

Our Choices : Women's Personal Decisions About Abortion (Haworth Innovations in Feminist Studies)

Sumi Hoshiko / Paperback / Published 1993

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Public Dialog:

Abortion & Dialogue : Pro-Choice, Pro-Life, and American Law

Ruth Colker / Paperback / Published 1992

Abortion : A Dialogue

Selmer Bringsjord / Paperback / Published 1997

Public Opinion About Abortion : Twenty-Five Years After Roe V. Wade (Special Studies in Public Opinion.)

Everett Carll Ladd, Karlyn H. Bowman / Paperback / Published 1997

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Ethical Aspects

Abortion : A Reader (Pilgrim Library of Ethics)

Lloyd Steffen (Editor) / Paperback / Published 1996

Abortion Rights As Religious Freedom (Ethics and Action Series)

Peter S. Wenz / Paperback / Published 1991

The Ethics of Abortion : Pro-Life Vs. Pro-Choice (Contemporary Issues)

Robert M. Baird, Stuart E. Rosenbaum (Editor) / Paperback / Published 1993

The Ethics of Abortion

Paperback / Published 1993

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Abortion : A Reference Handbook (Contemporary World Issues)

Marie Costa / Hardcover / Published 1996

Abortion : Between Freedom and Necessity

Janet Hadley / Paperback / Published 1998

Abortion : Loss and Renewal in the Search for Identity

Eva Pattis Zoja, Eva Pattis Zoja / Paperback / Published 1997

Abortion : Moral and Legal Perspectives

Jay Garfield / Paperback / Published 1985

Abortion : Rights, Options, and Choices (Issue and Debate)

Tricia Andryszewski, Tricia Andryszewski / School & Library Binding / Published 1996

Abortion : The Clash of Absolutes

Lawrence H. Tribe / Paperback / Published 1992

Abortion : Understanding the Controversy

Joann Bren Guernsey / Library Binding / Published 1993

Abortion an Eternal Social and Moral Issue (Serial)

Alison Landes (Editor), et al / Paperback / Published 1996

The Anti-Abortion Movement and the Rise of the Religious Right : From Polite to Fiery Protest

Dallas A. Blanchard / Hardcover / Published 1994

Bitter Fruit : Women's Experiences of Unplanned Pregnancy, Abortion, and Adoption

Rita Townsend, Ann Perkins / Hardcover / Published 1992

Decoding Abortion Rhetoric : Communicating Social Change

Celeste Michelle Condit, Celeste M. Condit / Paperback / Published 1994

Gianna : Aborted...and Lived to Tell About It

Jessica Shaver, J. Shaver / Paperback / Published 1996


Abortion Rites : A Social History of Abortion in America

Marvin Olasky / Paperback / Published 1995

Abortion Wars : A Half Century of Struggle, 1950-2000

Rickie Solinger (Editor) / Paperback / Published 1998

Articles of Faith : A Frontline History of the Abortion Wars

Cynthia Gorney / Hardcover / Published 1998

Back Rooms : Voices From the Illegal Abortion Era

Ellen Messer, et al / Paperback / Published 1994

Champion of Women and the Unborn

Frederick N Dyer / Hardcover/ Published 1999. A biography of Horatio Robinson Storer, MD -- an early campaigner against abortion.

Contraception and Abortion from the Ancient World to the Renaissance

John M. Riddle / Paperback / Published 1994

Contraception and Abortion in Nineteenth-Century America

Janet Farrell Brodie / Paperback / Published 1997

Controlling Reproduction : An American History (Worlds of Women (Paper), No 2) ~

Andrea Tone (Editor) / Paperback / Published 1996

Eve's Herbs : A History of Contraception and Abortion in the West

John M. Riddle / Hardcover / Published 1997

When Abortion Was a Crime : Women, Medicine, and Law in the United States, 1867-1973

Leslie J. Reagan / Hardcover / Published 1997

Abortion in Nineteenth Century

Hardcover / Published 1974

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Abortion Rates in the United States : The Influence of Opinion and Policy (Suny Series in Health Care Politics and Policy)

Matthew E. Wetstein / Paperback / Published 1996

The Abortion Resource Handbook

K. Kaufmann / Paperback / Published 1997

Abortion Statistics (Opcs Series Ab) 1994

Paperback / Published 1996

Abortion (How & Where to Find Facts and Get Help)

Robert D. Reed, Danek S. Kaus / Paperback / Published 1993

Abortion : Index of Modern Information With Bibliography

Garye Skolnick / Paperback / Published 1988

Abortion in the United States : A Compilation of State Legislation : Abortion Laws by State

Howard A. Hood (Editor) / Hardcover / Published 1991

Abortion Rates in the United States : The Influence of Opinion and Policy (SUNY Series in Health Care Politics and Policy)

Matthew E. Wetstein / Hardcover / Published 1996

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Legal Aspects:

Abortion (Facts on File Handbooks to Constitutional Issues Series)

Mark V. Tushnet, et al / Hardcover / Published 1995

Abortion and Divorce in Western Law

Mary Ann Glendon / Paperback / Published 1989

Abortion Decisions of the United States Supreme Court : The 1980's (Abortion Decisions Series) 

Maureen Harrison, Steve Gilbert (Editor) / Paperback / Published 1993

Abortion Politics in the Federal Courts : Right Versus Right

Barbara M. Yarnold / Hardcover / Published 1995

Roe V. Wade : And the Fight over Life and Liberty (Historic Supreme Court Cases) ~

Nancy Tompkins / School & Library Binding / Published 1996

Roe V. Wade : The Abortion Question (Landmark Supreme Court Cases)

D. J. Herda / Library Binding / Published 1994

Shaping Constitutional Values : Elected Government, the Supreme Court, and the Abortion Debate (Interpreting American Politics)

Neal Devins / Paperback / Published 1996

The Supreme Court Confronts Abortion : The Briefs, Argument, and Decision in Planned Parenthood V. Casey

Leon Friedman (Editor) / Paperback / Published 1993

Abortion : The Supreme Court Decisions

Ian Shapiro (Editor) / Paperback / Published 1995

Abortion in the United States : A Compilation of State Legislation : Abortion Laws by State

Howard A. Hood (Editor) / Hardcover / Published 1991

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Personal Stories & Novels:

The Choice I Made : A Week in the Life of a Young Woman Who Chose an Abortion

Maria Felicia Kelley / Paperback / Published 1997

Choice Summer ('the Nikki Sheridan Series' , No 1)

Shirley Brinkerhoff / Paperback / Published 1996

The Misconceiver : A Novel

Lucy Ferriss / Hardcover / Published 1997

Still Explosion : A Laura Malloy Mystery

Mary Logue / Hardcover / Published 1993

15 Minutes : The Story of My Abortion

Tanya Hughson / Paperback / Published 1985

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Political Aspects

Abortion and American Politics

Barbara Hinkson Craig, et al / Paperback / Published 1993

Abortion Politics in American States

Mary C. Segers, Timothy A. Byrnes (Editor) / Paperback / Published 1994

No Neutral Ground? : Abortion Politics in an Age of Absolutes (Dilemmas in American Politics) ~

Karen O'Connor / Paperback / Published 1996

The Politics of Abortion

Janine Brodie, et al / Paperback / Published 1992

The Politics of Abortion and Birth Control in Historical Perspective (Issues in Policy History, No 5)

Donald T. Critchlow (Editor) / Paperback / Published 1996

The Politics of Abortion in the United States and Canada : A Comparative Study (Comparative Politics)

Raymond Tatalovich / Paperback / Published 1996

Global Politics of Abortion

Jacobson / Paperback / Published 1990

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Abortion and Woman's Choice : The State, Sexuality, and Reproductive Freedom (Northeastern Series in Feminist Theory)

Rosalind Pollack Petchesky, Rosalind P. Petchesky / Paperback / Published 1990

Experiencing Abortion : A Weaving of Women's Words

Eve Kushner / Paperback / Published 1997

The Pro-Choice Movement : Organization and Activism in the Abortion Conflict

Suzanne Staggenborg / Paperback / Published 1994

Why I Am an Abortion Doctor

Suzanne T. Poppema, et al / Hardcover / Published 1996

Abortion: The Arguments for Choice

Ann Furedi / Paperback / Published 1998

Guide for Pro Choice Catholics : The Church, the State and the Abortion Politics

Gail Harmon / Paperback / Published 1990

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Abortion the Silent Holocaust

John Powell / Paperback / Published 1981

Choosing Life : A Dialogue on "Evangelium Vitae"

Kevin Wm. Wildes (Editor), et al / Paperback / Published 1997

The Hand of God : A Journey from Death to Life by the Abortion Doctor Who Changed His Mind

Bernard Nathanson / Hardcover / Published 1996

The Facts on Abortion : Answers from Science and the Bible About When Life Begins

John Ankerberg, et al / Paperback / Published 1995

Fifty Two Simple Things You Can Do to Be Pro-Life

Anne Pierson, Carol Risser / Paperback / Published 1991

Politically Correct Death : Answering the Arguments for Abortion Rights

Francis J. Beckwith / Paperback / Published 1994

Pro Life Answers to Pro Choice Arguments

Randy C. Alcorn, Randy Alcorn / Paperback / Published 1992

Prolife Feminism Yesterday and Today

Mary Krane Derr (Editor), et al / Paperback / Published 1995

The Right Choice : Pro-Life Sermons

Paul T. Stallsworth (Editor), et al / Paperback / Published 1997

In Defense of Life

Keith A. Fournier, et al / Paperback / Published 1996

Gift of Life : The Right to Life Workshop on Abortion

Paperback / Published 1988

Lifting the Veil of Choice : Defending Life

Drew Decoursey / Paperback / Published 1992

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Religious Aspects

Abortion and Public Policy : An Interdisciplinary Investigation Within the Catholic Tradition 

R. Randall Rainey (Editor), Gerard McGill (Editor) / Paperback / Published 1996

The Church & Abortion : In Search of New Ground for Response

Ruth S. Brown, et al / Paperback / Published 1993

Confessing Conscience : Churched Women on Abortion

Phyllis Tickle (Editor) / Paperback / Published 1990

Liquid Life : Abortion and Buddhism in Japan

William R. Lafleur, William LaFleur / Paperback / Published 1995

Proclaiming the Pro-Life Message : Christian Leaders Address the Abortion Issue ~

Larry L. Lewis / Paperback / Published 1997

Abortion : The Catholic Debate in America

Hans Lotstra / Hardcover / Published 1986

Abortion the Bible and the Christian

Donald Shoemaker / Paperback / Published 1985

The Double Cross; Ordination, Abortion, and Catholic Feminism

Denise Lardner Carmody / Paperback / Published 1986

Early Church Fathers and Abortion

Crutchfield / Paperback / Published 1990

Hindu Ethics : Purity, Abortion, and Euthanasia (McGill Studies in the History of Religions)

Harold G. Coward, et al / Paperback / Published 1989

History of Abortion in the Catholic Church

Jane Hurst / Paperback / Published 1983

Life a Gift of God : U.S. Church Leaders Speak Out on Abortion

Hardcover / Published 1985

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Clinic Violence:

A Matter of Life and Death : What the Bible Has to Say About Violence in the Pro-Life Movement

James L. Holly / Paperback / Published 1995

Religious Violence and Abortion : The Gideon Project

Dallas A. Blanchard, Terry J. Prewitt / Paperback / Published 1993

Abortion Violence and Extremism

Gary E. McCuen / Hardcover / Published 1997

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