Tag Archives: Roe v. Wade

On Overturning Roe: “We’re Not Going to Let It Happen”

President-elect Donald Trump recently said he supports overturning Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 decision in which the United States Supreme Court held that the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution protects a woman’s right to terminate a pregnancy. At … Continue reading

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Roe v. Wade: The Fortieth Anniversary

WLP Staff Request: Next week, we will recognize the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the monumental decision in which the United States Supreme Court held that the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution protects a woman’s right to terminate … Continue reading

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Justice Ginsburg and Women on the Court

In the current issue of the New York Times Magazine, Emily Bazelon interviews Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (PDF) about the importance of women sitting on the Supreme Court bench.  No stranger to the feminist movement, before her appointment to the … Continue reading

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Roe v. Wade Anniversary

On January 22, the Women’s Law Project joined pro-choice advocates around the country in celebrating the 36th anniversary of the Roe v Wade Supreme Court decision, which legalized abortion nationwide. Coming on the heels of President Barack Obama’s inauguration, the … Continue reading

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Clearing Up Untruths About Abortion

This Sunday’s New York Times published an op-ed by Ross Douthat of the Atlantic, in which he spent over 1,100 words perpetuating untruths and myths about the anti-choice movement in an apparent effort to absolve them of any blame for … Continue reading

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