Biological daughter of 'Jane Roe' slams Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, saying it has been 'too many times' that a woman's choice 'has been decided for her by others'
Shelley Lynn Thornton, the woman whose conception sparked the 1973 landmark case, told ABC News that she's "concerned" for what lies ahead.news.yahoo.com
Supreme Court live updates Court strikes down Roe v. Wade, ending constitutional protection for abortion
The decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health was the most anticipated of the court’s term, with political tension surrounding the fight over abortion erupting in May with the leak of a draft opinion indicating a majority of justices intended to end the long-standing precedent.washingtonpost.com
Pelosi challenges archbishop’s denial of Communion over abortion rights
Following San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone's decision, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) questioned why those who support the death penalty -- which also is at odds with church teaching -- aren't also denied Communion.washingtonpost.com
3 lawyers readying arguments in high court abortion case
Supreme Court justices considering a major abortion case Wednesday will hear from just three lawyers: one representing the state of Mississippi, another representing Mississippi’s only abortion clinic and the last representing the Biden administration.
Jane Roe’s Baby Tells Her Story
Norma McCorvey, the plaintiff in Roe v. Wade, never had the abortion she was seeking. She gave her baby girl up for adoption, and now that baby is an adult. After decades of keeping her identity a secret, Jane Roe’s child has chosen to talk about her life.theatlantic.com
Film: 'Roe' plaintiff says her anti-abortion switch was act
Better known as Jane Roe, McCorvey's story was at the center of the 1973 Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade that legalized abortion nationwide. Better known as Jane Roe, her story was at the center of the 1973 Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade that legalized abortion nationwide. At first she was an abortion rights advocate, but, in a twist, she became a born-again Christian in 1995 and switched sides. As for her feelings on abortion, McCorvey says: If a young woman wants to have an abortion, fine. That led her to become the anonymous plaintiff in Roe v. Wade.