Guest: Katha Pollitt
Abortion is one of the most furiously-fought issues in our country although it’s been legal for over four decades. Twenty-one percent of all pregnancies in the United States end in abortion but few women are willing to admit to having had one. Writer KATHA POLLITT wants to reset the way we talk and think about abortion. In her book Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights, Pollitt takes a hard look at the abortion debate — why it’s so contentious and why abortion proponents seem to be losing ground. Pollitt argues that abortion is a human right and a social good and proponents shouldn’t be afraid or ashamed to say so.