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The truth about the history of abortion in America

26 mins | Aug 7, 2022
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‘Thank the lord, I have been relieved.’ Abortion in the 19th-century US was widely accepted as a means of avoiding the risks of pregnancy. Then law markers became worried about new waves of Catholic immigrants outnumbering white Protestants. Tamara Dean reflects on the real origins of abortion laws in America and the path to banning it.
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