A Visit to New Brunswick
June 14, 2006
Last week I visited New Brunswick and called on the health minister to ensure that women in the province had adequate access to abortion care.
On Friday authorities apprehended an anti-abortion extremist who was planning to bomb an abortion clinic in Greenbelt, Maryland.
The suspect appeared in court wearing an anti-abortion t-shirt.
Kathryn Harris reviews a new book examining the history of women forced to give up their children for adoption after they faced an unplanned pregnancy before abortion was legalized. The book, by Ann Fessler, is titled The Girls Who Went Away: The Hidden History of Women Who Surrendered Children for Adoption in the Decades Before Roe v. Wade.