Roe v Wade


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Roe v. Wade

(ˈroʊ vi ˈweɪd)
n.
a U.S. Supreme Court case (1973) that legalized abortions in the U.S.
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Estimates based on figures provided by the pro-abortion Guttmacher Institute, the former research arm of Planned Parenthood, indicate 60 million unborn children have died from abortion since the 1973 Supreme Court rulings of Roe v Wade [and its companion case Doe v.
The government should ignore the shrill voices of the Abortion Law Reform Association, the Family Planning Association and the Women's Health Action Trust, advocates for a culture of death who call for the imposition of Roe v Wade type decriminalisation of abortion in New Zealand with increased violence against women.
One very nice feature in the organization of the results is that rather than having each different Web site's electronic copy of Roe v Wade appear as a separate result, each copy of the case is grouped together in a single result, which allows the user to choose the version at the Web site they prefer.