The Fragile Promise of Choice

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The Fragile Promise of Choice
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Documents rise of anti-choice minority 20 years after Roe vs. Wade landmark decision. since 1977, there have been over 12, 000 incidents of violence at abortion clinics in North America-including the cold-blooded murders of many doctors who pergorm the prcedures. In addition to harassment, protests, and bomb threats at clinics, there are new legal restriction on reproductive rights, limited funding and continued persecution of doctors and patients. The program highlights the new rise of "back-alley" abortions in such an oppressive climate-more women tring to perform their own abortions and risking their own lives.

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KTEH-TV-San Jose; Beth Seltzer, Frieda Woodman; December 11, 1998
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