Norma Mccorvey's Decision To Legalize Abortion

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During the 1970’s the U.S. Supreme Court reviewed the case Roe vs. Wade, which involved a Texas woman named Norma McCorvey, who wanted the right to have an abortion. The historical events of the 20th century laid the groundwork for Roe vs. Wade. Norma McCorvey and her lawyers brought their case to the Supreme Court, hoping the Texas Abortion Law would be revoked. They used the U.S. Constitution’s 9th and 14th amendments to prove that abortion is a constitutional right, which every women should be allowed to have. The Supreme Court carefully reviewed the case, and formed a majority and dissenting opinion. Roe vs. Wade and the decision to legalize abortion continues to have a significant impact on the U.S. today. Roe vs. Wade became one of the

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