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The Abortion Act

The Abortion Act

[seminar] held 10 July 2001, University of London, chaired by Pat Thane

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Published by Institute of Contemporary British History in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementseminar edited by Michael D.Kandiah and Gillian Staerck.
SeriesICBH witness seminar programme
ContributionsThane, Pat., Kandiah, Michael, 1962-, Staerck, Gillian., Institute of Contemporary British History.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16407497M
ISBN 101871348757
OCLC/WorldCa224105467

  Marian Levine favors abortion rights, and at 72 the D.C retiree has witnessed a time of no legal abortion, the Roe v. Wade ruling legalizing abortion and a series of state laws .


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