From the January/February, 2007 issue of Touchstone
abortion history The Fog of Choice by Christopher Tollefsen

The Fog of Choice

Dispelling the Myths of Abortion History
by Joseph W. Dellapenna
Carolina Academic Press, 2006
(1,300 pages, $95.00, hardcover)

reviewed by Christopher Tollefsen

The sinews of his stones are wrapped together.” So the Book of Job speaks of Behemoth, sometimes understood to be Satan. Some have held this to mean that Satan can literally entrap us in sin, leaving us damned if we do, and damned if we don’t. But a different reading is possible: By snaring us in one sin, Satan inevitably snares us in many.

Joseph W. Dellapenna’s new, and immense, history of the laws, mores, and technologies of abortion is, in essence, a 1,300-page summary of much of the empirica . . .


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