Roe V. Wade (1973-2)

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Roe v. Wade, 1973 (7-2)

In 1973, a single, Texan, woman named Norma McCorvey, but known in court as, Jane Roe. Roe did not want to continue her third pregnancy, but under the Texas law at the time, she could not acquire a legal abortion. She then took her issue to court, after suing Henry Wade, the district attorney of Dallas County, was the lawmaker who made illegal to have an abortion “except when medically advised for the purpose of saving the life of the mother are an unconstitutional invasion of privacy.” At first, Roe’s argument was difficult to fight. her attorney, Sarah Weddington, struggled to find how her argument was unconstitutional. With her first opponent arguing for Texas, Jay Floyd, and her second opponent arguing for Texas, Robert C. flowers. Both opponents continually fired at her argument, Weddington came back with a
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The Supreme court came to a decision that they would keep the law active. Like many, I do not support the legalization of abortions. I believe that ALL lives are precious, and no life should be terminated, simply because they are an inconvenience to the mother. Dealing with going through an abortion because of medical purposes and victims of rape, is a different story. But when a woman thinks her life is more precious, and is too selfish to give the HUMAN growing inside of her, depending on her to nourish it, then that is a feminist issue, I cannot stand behind. No life should be ended before it can even be started. I think that before a woman decides to end her pregnancy, she should explore her options for adoption. There are millions of couples, that are not able to conceive a child on their own, and with today’s technology, we are able to make these couples dreams come true, by giving them ALL options of raising a
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