Abortion: The Roe V. Wade Case

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The Roe v. Wade case decision has been very controversial even today when it comes to abortion. This case argued that abortion should be legal and that women should have the right to decide such important decision. Roe v. Wade divided the nation during the 1970s like no other case has before.

In the 1970's every state had different laws and regulations in regards to abortion but most states banned abortion unless the health of the mother could be at risk if she was to give birth (McBride). There were a few states were abortions were legal but not too many women could afford to travel and have the procedure there so underground abortion clinics began to appear in states were abortion was illegal and the people performing these procedures were

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