But Will It End the Abortion Debate?

Protesters will have a hard time finding targets, but they won't give up

Take an abortion clinic. Draw some protesters around it. Someone holding a sign with a fetus on it. Someone else, perhaps, holding a real fetus.

Add the miracle drug: the protesters disappear. So do the signs, the fetus. Why? Because the clinic, too, is gone, replaced by the privacy of thousands of anonymous doctors' offices. That, say some, is the elementary physics of RU 486.

Although the philosophical center of the abortion debate has always been the woman and what was going on in her womb, its public center was the doctor who performs abortions and what was going on in...

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