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On 45th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, culture war over abortion continues

Many Americans took to social media the day after the anniversary of the Women’s March to commemorate the 45th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion. But the anniversary came just days after thousands gathered on ...

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Commentary: If abortion rights fall, LGBT rights are next

We represent the organizations that won leading Supreme Court cases in recent years on sexual and reproductive rights: Obergefell v. Hodges in 2015, which secured legal protections for the marriage of same-sex couples, and Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt in ...

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McCorvey, who was at center of Roe v. Wade, dead at 69

DALLAS — Norma McCorvey, whose legal challenge under the pseudonym “Jane Roe” led to the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision that legalized abortion but who later became an outspoken opponent of the procedure, died Saturday. She was 69. McCorvey died ...

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Slaughter to speak at Roe v Wade event

At 7 p.m. Tuesday U.S. Rep. Louise Slaughter, D-Perinton, will deliver remarks during Rochester NOW’s Roe v. Wade 44th anniversary event, titled Reproductive Rights: A Look Forward in a New Political Age. Slaughter is co-chair of the House Pro-Choice Caucus and ...

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