Roe V. Wade Pros And Cons

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January 22, 1973, was the day that a woman's rights to her body were given back to her. The U.S Supreme Court had made the final decision that making a women’s right to get an abortion illegal violated the fourteenth amendment, the right to privacy, ultimately making it a women’s legal decision to decide whether or not an abortion for them was needed. This is the trial known as Roe v. Wade. Fast forward to today, this exact trial was overturned by the supreme court justices on June 24, 2022.
Initially, Roe v. Wade was between a man named Henry Wade, Dallas district attorney, and Norma McCorvey, a resident in Dallas, Texas known as Jane Roe. Roe had fought for her ability to terminate her unwanted pregnancy in 1969 merely because she was not financially stable enough to care for her child. At the time, “ the estimated number of illegal abortions in the United States ranged from 200,000 to 1.2 million per year ” (History.com). Of course, due to the unprofessionalism of these procedures, there were risks and many fatalities. This did not go unnoticed by the supreme court and in a seven-to-two decision, they successfully abolished Texas banning abortion. Quickly led to the national legalization of the right to the termination of pregnancy. …show more content…

Therefore, the supreme court ruling in 1973 had made an irrational decision during the Roe v. Wade trial. In addition to abortions not being included in the constitution, “the justices wrote because it destroys what other court decisions call “fetal life”’ (McKeown). Now with this convincing the empathetic people about killing unborn children, they were able to move on in their process of abolishing abortion legalization. This caused the fight in overturning Roe v. Wade and had successfully done so on June 24, 2022, in a six to three

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