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Roe V Wade

Gov. Cuomo Proposes Amending New York State's Constitution to Include Roe v. Wade

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo proposed a constitutional amendment on Monday codifying Roe v. Wade into the New York State Constitution. In the press relea... Read More »

Here's What Happens When States Control Abortion

Donald Trump appeared on Sunday night's episode of "60 Minutes," giving his first prime-time television interview since he won the election last Tuesd... Read More »

Oklahoma Governor Sees Reason, Vetoes Antiabortion Bill

By├é┬áJennifer Gerson Uffalussy Update: Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin vetoed a bill that would have charged any doctor who performed an abortion with a... Read More »

You Know Roe V. Wade, but Do You Know the 26-year-old Lawyer Who Won the Case?

Sarah Weddington grew up in Abilene, Texas, the daughter of the minister. She completed high school in two years, then got a degree in English before... Read More »

On the Anniversary of Roe v. Wade, House GOP Passes Controversial Anti-Abortion Bill

by Caitlin Moscatello On Wednesday, pro-choice advocates celebrated a major victory: the House GOP dropped plans to debate an anti-bortion bill calle... Read More »

Who Was the Attorney Behind Roe v. Wade?

When Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Burger, said "Ms. Weddington, you may proceed whenever you are ready," Sarah Weddington stood to ad... Read More »