Roe V. Wade Case Analysis

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In the 1960’s the Clergy Consultation Service on Abortion, which consisted of pastors, feminists groups, and rabbis, for abortion referrals was set up to help women locate places for safe illegal abortion procedures (Cook, Erdman & Dickens, 2014). Between the late 1960’s and early 1970’s there were changes made to abortion laws which consisted of certain circumstances, such as incest and rape, that allowed women to get abortions (Cook, Erdman & Dickens, 2014). In 1973 the Roe vs. Wade court case decision struck all of the laws in which abortion was considered a criminal activity and found that a woman’s decision to have an abortion within the first trimester was considered protected under her right of privacy which is found within the fourteenth

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