Medical and Social Aspects Warren M. Abortion is one of the most difficult, controversial, and painful subjects in modern American society. The principal controversy revolves around the questions of who makes the decision concerning abortion — the individual or the state; under what circumstances it may be done; and who is capable of making the decision.
San Francisco, until the mids, was a city that lived by its own rules, fast and loose. Formed by the gold rush and destroyed by the earthquake, it served as a pleasure palace for the legions of men who sought their fortunes in the California foothills.
For the women who followed, their only choice was to support, serve, or submit. Inez Burns was different. She put everyone to shame with her dazzling, calculated, stone-cold ambition. A stunning beauty with perfumed charm, she rose from manicurist to murderess to millionaire, seducing one man after another, bearing children out of wedlock, and bribing politicians and cops along the way to secure her place in the San Francisco firmament.
Inez ruled with incandescent flair.
She owned five hundred hats and a closet full of furs, had two small toes surgically removed to fit into stylish high heels, and had two ribs excised to accentuate her hourglass figure.
Her presence was defined by couture dresses from Paris, red-carpet strutting at the San Francisco Opera, and a black Pierce-Arrow that delivered her everywhere.
She threw outrageous parties on her sprawling, eight-hundred-acre horse ranch, a compound with servants, cooks, horse groomers, and trainers, where politicians, judges, attorneys, Hollywood moguls, and entertainers gamboled over silver fizzes.
Inez was adored by the desperate women who sought her out—and loathed by the power-hungry men who plotted to destroy her. Pat Brown—the father of current California Governor Jerry Brown—used Inez to catapult his nascent career to national prominence. Bloom, the author of the bestselling Postville, reveals a jagged slice of lost American history.The abortion debate is the ongoing controversy surrounding the moral, legal, and religious status of induced abortion.
The sides involved in the debate are the self-described “pro-choice” and “pro-life” movements. “Pro-choice” emphasizes the right of women to decide whether to terminate a pregnancy.
Apr 29, · Watch video · That includes those featuring the most controversial issues — immigration, abortion, gay rights, partisan politics, the power of . As we look into the issue of abortion, we may notice that people sharing the same view on the general issue of abortion, therefore either being pro- or anti-abortion, may share opposing views on specific issues of abortion.
Learn about abortion issues in the United States. Find out why abortion is such a divisive issue. When Abortion Is Legal In the United States. Abortion refers to the voluntary termination of a pregnancy, resulting in the death of the fetus or embryo.
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