Roe v. Wade | How Lawrence Lader led the abortion legalization drive— and later promoted the “abortion pill”
by Susan Olasky
Posted 1/14/21, 04:04 pm
In 2002 the Harvard Club on 44th Street in Manhattan planned to erect a glass-walled addition to the classic building. Many alums were angry. At one meeting, Lawrence Lader, 82, got so worked up the governing board shut off his mic. He was still a frenzied orator, just as he’d been as a student in the 1930s and a self-described “street fighter” who led the movement to abolish America’s abortion laws in the 1960s.