Roe v. Wade

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    January 22, 2014  

    In our news wrap Wednesday, thousands of activists gathered in Washington, D.C., for the annual March for Life to rally against the 1973 Roe vs. Wade Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion. Also, protests in Ukraine turned deadly when the clashes in Kiev killed two people. Crisis talks have yielded no resolution. Continue reading

  • January 22, 2013   BY Victoria Fleischer  

    Today marks the 40th anniversary of the landmark decision Roe v. Wade. On Jan. 22, 1973, the Supreme Court ruled 7-2 that the due process clause of the 14th Amendment extends to a woman’s decision to have an abortion. The … Continue reading

  • January 22, 2013  

    Forty years ago, in the landmark case Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court decided that abortion should be legal in the United States. Charmaine Yoest of Americans United for Life and Nancy Keenan of NARAL Pro-Choice America join Gwen Ifill to debate the state of abortion rights and activism today. Continue reading

  • July 15, 2009  

    Senators repeatedly pushed Judge Sonia Sotomayor to define her views on abortion Wednesday, but she resisted. Kwame Holman recaps the third day of confirmation hearings. Continue reading