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Abortion Pill

Tim: One of the most interesting things about the abortion pill story is that it actually uses the term “abortion pill” — as opposed to “emergency contraception” or somesuch. I haven’t done a careful analysis of this, but I suspect that the media often doesn’t use this terminology, which of course is both accurate and concise.

John J. Miller is the national correspondent for National Review and the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. His new book is Reading Around: Journalism on Authors, Artists, and Ideas.

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