Photo of pro-choice activists demonstrating in favor of the 1973 Roe decision.

Casey v. Planned Parenthood 1992

In Casey v. Planned Parenthood (1992), the Supreme Court affirmed the basic ruling of Roe v. Wade that the state is prohibited from banning most abortions. Casey also ruled, however, that states may regulate abortions so as to protect the health of the mother and the life of the fetus, and may outlaw abortions of "viable" fetuses...

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