Roe v. Wade: Abortion Rights 30 Years Later

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The Supreme Court-s Roe versus Wade decision is 30 years old this week, but a woman-s -right to choose- is still under constant attack. Though a majority still supports the decision, many Americans still believe that abortion is murder. Even as the focus shifts to the rights of embryos in medical research and wrongful death lawsuits, the Republican Party platform calls for an end to abortion and Republicans control the White House and both houses of Congress. Are abortion rights being whittled away? Is the Roe v. Wade decision itself at risk of reversal? We review the past, weigh the changing political landscape, and look to the future of abortion rights with a legal historian, political reporter, and leaders of NARAL Pro-Choice America and the National Right to Life Committee.
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Roe v. Wade

Abortion Non-Discrimination Act (HR 4691)

Alan Guttmacher Institute

Child Custody Protection Act (HR 476)

National Abortion Federation

Stenberg v. Carhart

Teen Endangerment Act (HCR 393)

Unborn Victims of Violence Act (HR 503)

Where Do We Go from Here



Warren Olney