Surprising Choices by Jocelyn Mathewes

Surprising Choices

Prolife Feminism: Yesterday And Today
edited by Mary Krane Derr, Rachel MacNair,
and Linda Naranjo-Huebl
XLibris Corporation, 2006 (2nd ed.)
(474 pages, $24.99, paperback)

reviewed by Jocelyn Mathewes

You see it on bumper stickers: “Feminism is the radical notion that women are people.” The preface to Prolife Feminism: Yesterday and Today quips, “Prolife feminism is the even more radical notion that both women and unborn children are people.”

I agree that women and the unborn are both people, but I have to come clean: Some feminist arguments make sense to me—in college, I agonized over the injustice many women and children suffer̵ . . .