Abortion

An Australian Perspective on Abortion

The closest example of a counterfactual to Roe v. Wade is Australia, where there is a federal system with no unifying law or ruling concerning abortion.

Dara Macdonald
Dara Macdonald
11 min read

Imagining What a (Real) ‘Pro-Life’ Agenda Would Look Like

Now is the time for a pro-life approach to be mobilized in defense of all human life, not just zygotes, blastocysts, embryos, and fetuses.

The Quillette Editorial Board
The Quillette Editorial Board
4 min read

The Tragedy of the Unwanted Child: What Ancient Cultures Did Before Abortion

Safe abortion is the modern cure for the ancient heartbreaks of neonaticide and abandonment.

Rob Brooks
Rob Brooks
12 min read

Get Ready for the Return of the Abortion Novel

The abortion novels that proliferated in the late 1960s were filled with characters who are forced by carelessness and circumstance to make the most agonizing of personal choices.

Kevin Mims
Kevin Mims
26 min read