Paul Conrad 1988 cartoon

The Times' multiple-Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist Paul Conrad drew this cartoon that appeared in the Nov. 21, 1988 editions. The caption, "Alternative to Roe vs. Wade," referenced the coat hanger as a symbol of the dangerous methods of self-induced abortions used before the Roe vs. Wade ruling legalized the practice in the United States.
Los Angeles Times
Copyright © 2019, Los Angeles Times
EDITION: California | U.S. & World