Roe Vs Wade Case

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Roe V Wade was one of the most controversial supreme court decisions in history, on January 22 1973 Both Roe V Wade and Doe V Bolton were decided with a majority vote 7 - 2 . In the early weeks of june a texan women named Norman McCovery discovered she was pregnant , not wanting the baby McCovery decided the best way to obtain an abortion was to falsely state that the baby she was carrying was conceived by rape, this attempt failed due to the fact that the police found no report or evidence to prove her alleged rape. McCovery decided to have an illegal abortion , This was extremely difficult because in 1821 Connecticut made abortion illegal and by 1910 illegal abortion was a criminal offence in all states for both the patient and the physician performing the procedure ; Sadly …show more content…

Yes, even to save the life of a fully grown person, It would be illegal to force me to donate blood if I didn’t want to. Nowadays we have this concept called bodily autonomy where a persons control over there own body is above all important and must not be infringed upon. When someone dies they leave instructions on what happens to their bodies whether it be natural burial,cremation ,cryonics or organ donation. No one disagrees ,disobeys or argues because it’s body their and therefore their choice to decide what happens to it .Even though doctors can’t take life saving organs from corpses unless the persons whose corpse it is gave consent before their death. Even corpses get bodily autonomy. To tell someone that they must sacrifice their bodily autonomy for 9 months in an incredibly expensive , invasive and difficult process to save what you view as another human right to live is desperately

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