• Abortion since Roe v. Wade: A Comprehensive Overview

    The Historical Context of Roe v. Wade The landmark Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade was decided on January 22, 1973. The case was brought forward by a woman named Norma McCorvey, who was identified as “Jane Roe” to protect her identity. McCorvey was seeking an abortion but was denied under Texas law, which only allowed abortions if the life…

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  • Unveiling the Identity of Jane Roe: The Woman Behind Roe v. Wade

    Early Life and Struggles of Jane Roe The woman known as “Jane Roe” was actually named Norma McCorvey. She was born on September 22, 1947, in Simmesport, Louisiana. McCorvey’s childhood was marked by poverty, abuse, and neglect. Her parents were alcoholics who frequently fought and divorced when she was young. McCorvey was placed in foster care and later, at the…

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