From the July/August, 2016 issue of Touchstone
abortion A Deadly Confusion reviewed by Howard Isaac Williams

Review

A Deadly Confusion

Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights
by Katha Pollitt
Picador, 2015
(258 pages, $16.00, paperback)

reviewed by Howard Isaac Williams

Pro is part of a new front opened by abortion advocates who assert that, instead of being considered a necessary evil, abortion should be celebrated as a benefit for society. The book, however, offers nothing to prove this. Its author is a poet, essayist, Guggenheim Fellow, Fulbright scholar and longtime columnist for The Nation. That an intelligent author can produce no better case than this that abortion is a . . .


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