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Roe v. Wade

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Jake Andrus

on 21 September 2012

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Roe v. Wade The abortion case of 1973 Jake Andrus
Brock Arends
Ryan Middle
Casey Newkirk Ryan like poop in his food Roe was angered after realizing that she could not get an abortion due to the Texas law
The lawsuit was filed against the prestigious Texas lawyer Henry Wade
Abortion has always been a very controversial issue addressing both religious and political believes/ values
The case came to a close on January 22, 1973
The law was deemed unconstitutional and Roe found victory in the case
The abolishment of this law gave hope to all pro-choicers and those pro-abortion across the globe RYAN LIKES TO EAT HORSE SEAMEN Jane Roe Norma McCorvy Changed to 1973 2011 During her third pregnancy
she wanted an abortion but was denied the ability The child was adopted Judicial Conclusion Affect on Today's America The Texan Court ruled that the laws on abortion was unconstitutional. In 1972, the case went to the Supreme Court. In a 7-2 vote, abortion was ruled constitutional and Roe was awarded money. The main thing that came from this case was the right to privacy Today in America, the topic of abortion
is still very controversial. Many oppose the act
of abortion and are trying to outlaw it. These
people are almost always religious and oppose it
for these specific reasons. They try to get laws passed that give the embryo of fetus rights and
make them a person. Every election season, this topic comes up. Candidates campaign on promises to make it illegal. Even today this is a very controversial law that many oppose. Summary
In the end, the law was deemed unconstitutional
The court established that this law invaded the right to privacy
In the eyes of the founding fathers, the citizens have the right to make their own decisions and live there own life with a personal practice
Abortion is a decision that is only necessary and personal to the mother, this law does not follow the right of privacy Similar Court Case Judges: Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Sonia Sotomayor, Stephen G. Breyer, Samuel A. Alito, Elena Kagan, Clarence Thomas, Antonin Scalia, Anthony Kennedy, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Victim: 13 year old Kary Johnson
Story: Kary and her boyfriend were having unprotected sex. She wanted an abortion but couldn’t, because the law stated that only in cases of rape and incest could you get an abortion. She tried lying and getting an illegal abortion, but could not. She then sued the government because she thought that saying she could not get an abortion was a violation of her privacy. Before the case had ended, she had the baby, Marcus.
Outcome: Kary won and abortion is now legal. Right To Privacy
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