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1413495761
Trade Paperback
474 pages
Jan 2006
Xlibris

ProLife Feminism: Yesterday And Today

by Mary Krane Derr, et al

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Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments - Second Edition

Introduction to Part One, Second Edition

Mary Wollstonecraft (1759 - 1797)
"I Never Had A Taste of Human Kindness"

Ganeodiyo (Handsome Lake)(c. 1735 - 1815)
From The Gaiiwo ("Good Message" or Code of Handsome Lake)
Translated from the Seneca by Arthur Caswell Parker

Slavery: Violence Against Lives and Choices (Nineteenth Century)

Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell (1821 - 1910)
"Look at the First Faint Gleam of Life"

Henry Clarke Wright (1797 - 1870) and an Anonymous Correspondent
"My Womanhood Rose Up In Withering Condemnation"

Susan B. Anthony (1820 - 1906)
"A Dreadful Volume of Heart-Histories"

Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815 - 1902)
Infanticide
Infanticide and Prostitution

Dr. Anna Densmore French (fl. 1860s) and a Teacher
"Much Delighted With The Valuable Instruction" by a Teacher

Matilda Joslyn Gage (Ka-ron-ien-ha-wi) (1826 - 1898)
Is Woman Her Own?
"No Compassion"

Eleanor Kirk (1831 - 1908)
What Will Become of the Babies?

Mattie H. Brinkerhoff (fl. 1860s)
Woman and Motherhood

Dr. Charlotte Denman Lozier (1844 - 1870)
Restellism Exposed, by the Staff of the Revolution

Paulina Wright Davis (1813 - 1876)
"A True Woman"

On the Same Page: Dr. Juliet Worth Stillman Severance and A Mother (c. late 1860s)

Dr. Rachel Brooks Gleason (1820 - 1905)
"The Mental and Physical Misery Entailed"

Sarah F. Norton (fl. 1860s - 1870s)
Tragedy-Social and Domestic

Victoria Woodhull (1838 - 1927) and Tennessee Claflin (1845 - 1923)
Press Justice
The Slaughter of the Innocents

Laura Cuppy Smith (fl. 1870s)
How One Woman Entered the Ranks of Social Reform, or, A Mother's Story

Isabella Beecher Hooker (1822 - 1907)
"My Mother's Heart Stirs Me To Immediate Reply"

Elizabeth Edson Evans (1832 - 1911) and Six Anonymous Women
"I Have Lost A Child"

Eliza Bisbee Duffey (d. 1898)
The Limitation of Offspring

Dr. Alice Bunker Stockham (1833 - 1912)
"Two Wrongs Cannot Make a Right"

"The Courage to Assert the Right to Her Own Body": Lucinda Banister Chandler (1829 - 1911)

Reproductive Wrongs Unto Death: Eugenic Strictures (Late Nineteenth - Early Twentieth Centuries and Beyond)

Mostly Missed Opportunities: The Woman Movement and Irish Catholic America (Mid- nineteenth - Early Twentieth Centuries)

The Nonviolent Power of the Maternal Body Politic: Jane Addams (1860 - 1935) and Hull House (founded 1889)

Frances E. Willard (1839 - 1896) and the Anchorage Mission (founded 1886)
A Plea for the Forgotten, by Frances E. Willard
"Women Helping Women," by the Staff of the Anchorage Mission

A Businesswoman's World-Mending Invention (Early 1900s)

Dr. Caroline Hedger (1868 - 1951)
The Relation of Infant Mortality to the Occupation and Long Hours of Work for Women

Dr. S. Josephine Baker (1873 - 1945)
"The Action Should Be Equally Drastic"
"The Prenatal Period Is Of Such Great Importance"

Public Responsibility for Both Women and Babies: Julia Lathrop (1858 - 1932) and the Children's Bureau (founded 1912)

The Women's Cooperative Guild (c. 1913 - 1915), Margaret Llewellyn Davies (1861 - 1944) and Three Anonymous Guild Officers
"The Cause of the Evil Lies in the Conditions Which Produce It"

Dr. Alice Hamilton (1869 - 1970)
The Bollinger Case
Poverty and Birth Control

Rose Pastor Stokes (1879 - 1933)
From The Woman Who Wouldn't

"There Is A Time Coming": Hayes, Mary, Unborn Baby Turner (d. 1918), and Angelina Weld Grimké (1880 - 1958)

Ethel Sturges Dummer (1866 - 1954)
"Confidence In Life Force"

"Bring A Little Stone": Bertha Pappenheim (1859 - 1936)

Estelle Sylvia Pankhurst (1882 - 1960)
"The True Mission of Society"

Selectively Remembered? Alice Paul (1885 - 1977)

Dorothy Day (1897 - 1980)
"Having A Baby"

Laborers of Love: Midwives in Dispossessed Southern U.S. Communities (Twentieth Century)

Introduction to Part Two, Second Edition

Fannie Lou Townsend Hamer (1917 - 1977)
"Is It Too Late?"
"And That's What We Are Talking About"; Mrs. Hamer Wins A Victory For Single Mothers and Their Children

Graciela Olivarez (1928 - 1987)
From the Separate Statement of Graciela Olivarez to the President's Commission on Population and the American Future

Pat Goltz, Catherine Callaghan, and Cindy Osborne
Pat Goltz, Catherine Callaghan, and the Founding of Feminists for Life
Equal Rights

Daphne Clair de Jong
Feminism and Abortion: The Great Inconsistency
The Feminist Sell-Out

Rosemary Oelrich Bottcher
Free Choice Can Cost Others
Abortion Threatens Women's Equality

Jo McGowan
All Abortions are Selective

Grace Dermody
Trial and Trauma in New Jersey

Elizabeth McAlister
A Letter From a Women's Prison

Jane Thomas Bailey
Feminism 101: A Primer For Prolife Persons
Prolifers Too Exclusive
Discrimination Abortion: Self-Interest's Fatal Flaw

Juli Loesch Wiley
The Myth of Sexual Autonomy
Toward a Holistic Ethic of Life

Nat Hentoff
The Choice to Have Their Babies
Freedom of Speech Under President Clinton
The Censoring of Feminist History

Leslie Keech (1954 - 1989)
The Sensitive Abortionist
Better Living (for men) Through Surgery (for women)

Frederica Mathewes-Green
The Bitter Price of "Choice"
Designated Unperson
The Euthanasia/Abortion Connection

Anne M. Maloney
Cassandra's Fate: Why Feminists Ought to be Prolife
To the Minnesota Senate Health and Human Services Committee

Rachel MacNair
Would Illegalizing Abortion Set Loose the Back-Alley Butchers?
Parallel Cages: The Oppression of Men
Schools of Thought

Carol Nan Feldman Crossed
FFL Chapter Declines to Be Silenced

Kay Kemper
Enough Violence, Enough Hatred, Enough Injustice
Of Clarence and Anita and Willie and the Unknown Woman

Benazir Bhutto
We All Have a Right to Dream

Jennifer Ferguson
Abortion Issue Is One of Peace

Lorraine Hansberry (1930 - 1965) and Bernadette Waterman Ward
Silencing Lorraine Hansberry

Serrin M. Foster
Eliminate, Through Practical Solutions, the Root Causes
One Victim or Two?

Cheryl Long Feather (Hunkuotawin)
American Indians Regard Abortion As a Crime

Cecilia Brown
My Journey Into the Prolife Movement

Rus Cooper-Dowda
Greetings from Your Mom

Mary Meehan
ACLU v. Unborn Children

Mary Krane Derr
Pro-Every Life, Pro-Nonviolent Choice

Wangari Maathai
"Abortion is Wrong"

Linda Naranjo-Huebl
Room for One More