Author Pat Maginnis, joint author with Lana Clark Phelan of The Abortion Handbook (Contact Books, 1969), discusses her book with Elsa Knight Thompson. They discuss the declining practice of midwifery, the religious and political forces driving anti-abortion sentiment, and how to change public perception of the practice of abortion.
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