I thought I, like everyone else, knew everything there was to know from reading the papers.
The limitation to a single state works for the book well as allowing the people to be shown in full focus, yet when this is required all american action is porteyed.
It should be mandatory reading for anyone involved in, interested in or having an opinion about abortion.
This is not easy reading.. I knew Judy widdicombe and she was a force to be reckoned with and a deeply missed friend. She was much more than the book. Read morePublished on July 28, 2012 by Maureen O'Brian
As others have noted, Cynthia Gorney wrote a fascinating book without ever revealing her personal thoughts on abortion.
Her description of the nightmare in St. Read more
This book focuses on legalized abortion strugle mainly in Missouri from the early 50's to the late 90's. Read morePublished on July 26, 2009 by J. Kirsch
Before Roe vs. Wade thousands of women a year were getting illegal, unsanitary and oftentimes dangerous abortions. Read morePublished on July 19, 2004
Written in 1998, and criticized for stopping its retelling of the abortion story in the U.S. several years before that, Articles of Faith is nevertheless still an important book... Read morePublished on February 24, 2001
Cynthia Gorney's book, Articles of Faith, is a powerful story, told from the perspective of Missouri citizens who have battled over abortion for more than twenty-years. Read morePublished on July 19, 1998