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A graphic documentary on both sides of the abortion debate.

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Credited cast:
Bill Baird ...
Himself - Activist
Flip Benham ...
Himself - Director, Operation Rescue National
Dallas Blanchard ...
Himself - Professor of Sociology, University of West Florida
John Britton ...
Himself - Ladies Health Center, Pensacola (as Dr. John Britton)
Pat Buchanan ...
Himself - Republican Presidential Candidate
John Burt ...
Himself - Activist
Andrew Cabot ...
Himself - Activist
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Himself - Professor of Linguistics, MIT
Frederick Clarkson ...
Himself - Author
Alan M. Dershowitz ...
Himself - Professor of Law, Harvard (as Alan Dershowitz)
Joycelyn Elders ...
Herself - Surgeon General, 1993-1994 (archive footage)
Kevin Fitzpatrick ...
Himself - Department of Sociology, University of Alabama (as Prof. Kevin Fitzpatrick)
Mary Lou Greenberg ...
Herself - Refuse and Resist
Michael F. Griffin ...
Himself - Convicted of Abortion Related Murder
David Gunn Jr. ...
Himself - Son of David Gunn
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A graphic documentary on both sides of the abortion debate.

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Fair documentary
23 June 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I thought this documentary was very fair. Both sides were shown. Some people say it was biased to the left but I do not believe that. I have personally spoken to people who are antiabortion and most of them really do throw their religious beliefs around, like a 2 yr old throws a ball around the house. Basically , the fanatics against abortion , quote every other passage from the bible. Its not the filmmakers fault if these people that are against abortion , come across inarticulate and judgmental and yes for the most part very uneducated as well. The film showed abortion procedures, scenes of crimes, and multiple monologues from people on both sides. The title of the film itself , is proudly proclaimed by the religious right. If these people view this movie they would probably see this as fair. It was a very chilling film , and reinforced the fact that there are people in our very nation that would circumvent the law to push their religion on others. The film was a bit too long and would like to have seen some color to maybe get the true effect , especially on some of the medical procedures and crime scenes. All in all a good film.


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