Re “Abortion foes see their chance” (Page A1, May 16): Laws against abortion don’t stop abortion any more than prohibition stopped drinking. They just drive it to back-alley abortionists.
I am acutely aware of that because of what happened to an acquaintance of mine back when Massachusetts had a law banning abortions. She went to a quack abortionist who killed not only the fetus, but the young woman as well. Let’s not go back to those bad old days.