The Economic Crisis: A Generation of Reproductive Health “Horror Stories”

Carole Joffe, in the Longview Institute, writes, “…as we enter a new era, with the end of the Bush presidency coinciding with the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, I see different types of reproductive horror stories emerging. These stories transcend the abortion divide. They speak squarely to the economic devastation facing Americans across the political spectrum, and how this crisis impacts people’s reproductive lives. Three recent items in the news serve as examples.”