Roe v. Wade

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A landmark case presented before the US Supreme Court in 1973, which was instrumental in legalising abortion in the US

Roe v. Wade

Obstetrics A 'landmark' case presented before the US Supreme Court in 1973, which was instrumental in legalizing abortion
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She works as the President's personal lawyer and little was known about her views, most importantly on the landmark Roe vs Wade ruling concerning a woman's right to abortion.
And a Bush appointment to the Supreme Court might well begin to tilt the balance against the 1973 Roe vs Wade pro-abortion ruling.
In Our Time revives the exhilaration of the 1968 Miss America Protest, the 1970 sit-in at the Ladies' Home Journal, the breathtaking victory of Roe vs Wade, the days when more than 250 independent women's periodicals published regularly in the US--and Canadian women's groups could get substantial grants to publish our own periodicals here.