An in-depth look at the legacy of Roe v. Wade, and on-the-ground reporting from the front lines of the battle to protect the right to choose

Product Code: 8985
ISBN: 9781541768390
Format: Hardback
Publisher: PublicAffairs
Pages: 272
Published Date: 10/11/2022
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Price: $29.00

The pieces started to fall In 2019 when a wave of anti-abortion laws went into effect. Georgia, Ohio, Mississippi, Louisiana and Kentucky banned abortion after six weeks of pregnancy, while Missouri banned the procedure at eight weeks. Alabama banned all abortions. The die was cast. And on May 2, 2022, a 98-page draft opinion was leaked that strikes down the fifty-year-old Roe v. Wade decision that established abortion as a constitutional right. When this decision goes into effect, abortion will immediately become illegal in 22 states.

No Choice begins by shining a light on the eerie ways in which life before Roe will be mirrored in life after. The wealthy and privileged will still have access, low-income people will suffer disproportionately, and pregnancy will be heavily policed. Then, Andrews takes us to the states and communities that have been hardest-hit by the erosion of abortion rights in this country, and tells the stories of those who are most at risk from this devastating reversal of settled law. There is a glimmer of faint hope, though.

As the battle moves to state legislatures around the country, the book profiles the people who are doing groundbreaking, inspiring work to ensure safe, legal access to this fundamental part of health care.

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Part One

Before Rose
1. Women’s Business
2. Unfit
3. With a Little Help
4. In Her Own Hands
5. She Will Find a Way
6. Disparity
7. Rose

Part Two

The Beginning of the End
8. Chipped Away
9. Trapped
10. The Maze
11. The “Abortionist”
12. In Defense
13. Burnout
14. Banned

Part Three

15. The Race
16. After the Fall
17. A New Network

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