A panel discussion on abortion with members of the Women's Abortion Coalition (WAC), a Bay Area group composed of women from various women's groups. The group discusses their efforts to liberalize abortion laws, the implications of the People v. Barksdale decision, the putative effects of abortion law repeal, abortion techniques, contraception, sterilization, and the WAC's proposed class action lawsuit. The panelists are Anne Treseder, WAC and the National Association to Repeal Abortion Laws (NARAL); Judy Syfers, San Francisco Women's Liberation and WAC; Pat Maginnis, WAC, NARAL and Society for Humane Abortion; Suzanne DuPont, French Women's Liberation Movement; and Susan Schnur from KPFA. The moderator is Mary Barnes from KPFA.
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