Rickie Solinger, a historian and writer, is the author of three other books about reproductive rights: Wake Up Little Susie, Abortion Wars, and The Abortionist. She lives in Boulder, Colorado.
Beggars and Choosers
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Hill and Wang
An impassioned argument for reproductive rights
In the late 1960s and early 1970s, advocates of legal abortion mostly used the term rights when describing their agenda. But after...