Roe Vs Wade Research Paper

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January 22nd, 1973 is a day that changed America because on this particular day, Roe versus Wade was heard before the Supreme Court. Roe versus Wade is the United States Supreme Court landmark decision on the issue of abortion. The Supreme Court did not “invent” legal abortion, much less abortion itself, when they handed down their decision. Regardless of the decision, both legal and illegal abortion has always been an issue in the United States. In the mid 1800’s, the procedure was made illegal under most circumstances in most states. In the 1960’s, many states began reforming their very strict abortion laws, so when the Supreme Court made their decision, legal abortion was already available in seventeen states under more circumstances than

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