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2004 Stories by Sharon Lerner

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  • The Fetal Frontier

    published November 30, 2004

    For 35 years, Frances Kissling has been at the forefront of the pro-choice movement. She directed an abortion clinic, got arrested protesting at... More >>

  • Grim Specter of Things to Come

    published November 9, 2004

    Whoever thought that the man who helped put Clarence Thomas on the Supreme Court—and raked Anita Hill over the coals in the... More >>

  • The President vs. the Pill

    published October 5, 2004

    Most concerned voters know where George Bush stands on abortion—he backs the Republican call for a constitutional amendment outlawing... More >>

  • Survival Course

    published August 3, 2004

    Shawna Doral has mostly used music to manage her moods. When she feels awful, Doral, a lanky 12-year-old with a hot-pink stripe in her hair and... More >>

  • Awkward Kerry, Hopeless Bush

    published June 8, 2004

    Twenty-two-year-old Laura Schalchli doesn't know which presidential candidate she'll support in November—or whether she'll vote at all. A... More >>

  • NyQuil, Yes. Morning-After Pill, No.

    published May 4, 2004

    When the Food and Drug Administration refused to approve over-the-counter sale of emergency contraception last Thursday, it rejected the findings... More >>

  • Syphilis Relapse

    published April 6, 2004

    In 1998, syphilis rates were so low the Centers for Disease Control announced a plan to completely eliminate the disease. The agency began an... More >>

  • Ashcroft Terrorizes New York Doctors

    published March 2, 2004

    Attorney General John Ashcroft has entered into a bitter battle with doctors who perform abortions in New York. In an unprecedented foray into an... More >>

  • Abject Lessons

    published January 27, 2004

    City and state government guarantee New York City public school students some education about HIV and AIDS—at least on paper. A January... More >>

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