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In the final month of our celebration of the first half century of Perspectives, we focus on legal, policy and funding issues. These topics were central to the journal’s mission from the beginning—our inaugural issue described proposals for a national family planning agency and reviewed...

The Brief Wondrous Life of a Perspectives Department

Thirty years ago, folks who wanted to read the text of an important Supreme Court decision on abortion—instead of relying on a superficial news story—had a couple of options. One was to call a bunch of libraries, find one that collected the Court’s annual compendiums of opinions and wait many...


Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Family Planning Perspectives may be accessed through Wiley Online Library (2003–) and JSTOR (1969–2011).

Cover illustrations of Margaret Sanger © Matthew and Eve Levine