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Spring 2009: Table of Contents
Volume XXX— No. 1

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Reducing the Need for Abortion

Honest Effort or Ideological Dodge?

Jon O'Brien

Confronting Our Ambivalence

The Need for Second-Trimester Abortion Advocacy

Susan Yanow

True Choice

Access to Safe and Legal Abortion Is the End Rather than the Beginning of Women’s Childbearing Choices

Marianne Mollman

Getting Birth Control out of the Closet

Cecile Richards

Can the Need for Later Abortions Be Prevented?

The British Experience Suggests Not without Prohibition

Ann Furedi

The Economics of Contraception

Dr. Ifigeneia Mavranezouli

Taking the Pleasure out of Sex?

What a Comprehensive Sexuality Education Program Should Look Like: A Roundtable Conversation

Jon O'Brien, Moderator
Doortje Braeken
Sarah Brown
Dr. Roger Ingham
William Smith

Do We Care about “Doubt”?

Ruth Riddick


Editor’s Note


C In Catholic Circles


  • Dr. Gill Greer reviews Tania Boler and David Archer’s The Politics of Prevention: A Global Crisis in aids and Education
  • Gail Grossman Freyne reviews Malachi O’Doherty’s Empty Pulpits: Ireland’s Retreat from Religion
  • Rep. John Lesch reviews Kristin Heyer, Mark Rozell and Michael Genovese’s Catholics and Politics: The Dynamic Tension between Faith and Power
  • Bill Williams reviews Margaret Marsh and Wanda Ronner’s The Fertility Doctor: John Rock and the Reproductive Revolution
  • Kate Childs Graham reviews Jerome Baggett’s Sense of the Faithful: How America Catholics Live Their Faith

A list of new and noteworthy books

In their own words: supporters and critics of the church speak

Back Cover
Index: US Citizens Support Prevention Not Prohibition