The Life and Times of the Woman Who Brought Abortion from the Back Alley to the Board Room
By Merle Hoffman
(The Feminist Press at CUNY, Paperback, 9781558617513, 336pp.)
Publication Date: January 2012
A powerful account of the woman who made abortion her business.
Merle Hoffman is an award-winning journalist, activist, and women’s health care pioneer. In 1971, she founded CHOICES, one of the first ambulatory abortion centers, which has become one of the nation’s largest and most comprehensive women’s medical facilities in the US. She is also the publisher of On the Issues, an online feminist magazine.