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Carbon Copy

In equal balance justly weighed

Slouching toward Democracy

Where have all the wise men gone?

By Populist Demand

When urban and rural voters went separate ways

Shannon Stettner

Shannon Stettner lectures in the Department of Women’s Studies at the University of Waterloo. She edited Without Apology: Writings on Abortion in Canada.

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Shannon Stettner

Pushing Boundaries

The past and present of abortion travel December 2019
For many of us, what we know about so-­called abortion travel dates from the story of Sherri Finkbine (now Chessen), which is where Abortion across Borders begins. Finkbine was an Arizona woman who hosted a local version of the children’s television show Romper Room. In 1961, early in her fifth pregnancy, she used sedatives that her…