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The Intersection of Politics and the Supreme Court

Roe v. Wade (1973)

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Roe v. Wade (1973)

Norma McCorvey (left), aka Jane Roe, holds a sign outside the Supreme Court. The court's 7-2 ruling paved the way for abortion rights in the United States. The case ignited fierce national debate over the procedure and gave way to the pro-life and pro-choice movements.

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