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Roe v. Wade

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1971 - The case is filed by Norma McCorvey, known in court documents as Jane Roe, against Henry Wade, 

What is Roe v. Wade Case?

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the district attorney of Dallas County, who enforced a Texas law that prohibited abortion, except to save a woman's life.

What is Roe v. Wade Case?

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The Supreme Court agrees to hear the case filed by Roe against Wade.

What is Roe v. Wade Case?

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January 22, 1973 - The US Supreme Court, in a 7-2 decision, affirms the legality of a woman's right to have an abortion under the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution.

What is Roe v. Wade Case?

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U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Constitution of the United States protects a pregnant woman's liberty to choose to have an abortion without excessive government restriction.

roe v wade significance

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U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Constitution of the United States protects a pregnant woman's liberty to choose to have an abortion without excessive government restriction.

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This year a majority of Supreme Court justices supported overturning the 1973 case Roe v. Wade that legalized abortion nationwide.

roe v wade overturned

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Abortion would immediately become illegal in at least 13 states if the Supreme Court were to overturn Roe v. Wade, and more would likely follow suit quickly.

what happens if roe v Wade is overturned

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