Roe v. Wade
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Pro-life critics say documentary’s Jane Roe bombshell is a dud

Abortion | Film claims advocates manipulated the woman who went from landmark abortion case plaintiff to pro-life activist
by Bob Brown
Posted 5/21/20, 03:19 pm

A new documentary is set to drop a bombshell on the abortion debate. In AKA Jane Roe, Norma McCorvey, the Roe of Roe v. Wade, reportedly says during a “deathbed confession” that her conversion from pro-abortion heroine to pro-life activist was “all an act.” 

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Reshaping the courts

Judiciary | Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell have made court appointments a high priority, and their work is showing results
by Harvest Prude
Posted 5/21/20, 12:24 pm

Terrisa Bukovinac barely made it to the hearing in time. After spending the day in Sacramento delivering 19,000 letters to California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s office (the letters opposed an abortion-expansion law), she and her assistant hopped on a Greyhound back to San Francisco.

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Shaking precedent

Abortion | Supreme Court case pits women’s health against abortionists’ business
by Leah Hickman
Posted 3/06/20, 09:57 am

Since the United States Supreme Court's 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, only seven of the 31 abortion cases to come before the high court had women as plaintiffs. All other plaintiffs have either been abortionists or abortion businesses.

The Louisiana abortion case the Supreme Court heard Wednesday, June Medical Services v. Russo, keeps in line with the trend.

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