Roe v. Wade – January 22, 1973

Roe v. Wade – January 22, 1973

Washington : DC : USA | Jan 22, 2013 at 1:17 PM PST
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A milestone for Women in the U.S. that’s still a point of argument 40 years later.Click on the link here for Audio Player: Roe v. Wade report – Jan. 22, 1973Forty years ago today, the Supreme Court handed down a decision that made a Woman’s right whether or not to choose to have an Abortion a legal right. Prior to this time it was illegal for a doctor to perform an Abortion under any circumstances, and those Women who chose to have an Abortion were forced to pursue methods that were not only unsafe, they were often times deadly.But since this day 40 years ago, the debate continues to rage. The question of a Woman’s right to choose the destiny of her own body seems to have come into question by those, not with the proper physical parts to make that decision, who would like to revert back to the old days and dark ages. And those people, many of them, have taken it upon themselves to resort to violence under the somewhat hypocritical banner of “Right to Life”. An Epic Fail of logic . . . just sayin’.Here is that initial report as broadcast over The NBC Nightly News for January 22, 1973.

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Demonstrating for a Woman's Right To Choose in 1973
On the 40th anniversary of the milestone Supreme Court decision on Roe v. Wade, the argument still rages.
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