8 Women On Why Roe v. Wade Has Mattered So Much To Them

January 22, 2015 1:55 PM

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8 Women On Why Roe v. Wade Has Mattered So Much To Them

Thursday marks the 42nd anniversary of the 1973 Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade, the landmark ruling that affirmed women's right to obtain a legal abortion.

At that time, the majority of states outlawed terminating a pregnancy, except in instances when it would save a woman's life or in cases of rape, incest or major fetal problems. But as HuffPost's Laura Bassett reports, access to the procedure continues to be challenged 40+ years later, with Republic...

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