On June 23, 2023, our very own Dr. Mary Fissell was featured on CNN Health chatting about the history of abortion!

Check it out – https://www.cnn.com/2023/06/23/health/abortion-is-ancient-history-and-that-matters-today-scn/index.html

Abortion is ancient history: Long before Roe, women terminated pregnancies

“This whole innocent unborn life that is the language of the American right today, that’s only (in recent) decades. Sometimes abortion was something people didn’t like because it pointed to illicit sex. Women have always terminated pregnancies, for as far back in the historical record we can see,” said Fissell.  “I think the long view is really important. Things were not always as they are today.”