Roe V. Wade Case Study

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The court case I chose to write about was Roe v Wade. Roe v Wade was a Supreme Court case on the issue of abortion The Supreme Courts decision overturned a Texas abortion law and make abortion legal in the United States. Now at the time, abortion was considered a common crime in the United States. The court ruled that it was a woman's right, under the Due Process Clause of the 14th Amendment, to decide to have an abortion for any reason during the first trimester without any legal restrictions. However during the second and third trimester there would be legal restrictions. The only way to have an abortion during those later trimesters was if it was to protect the mother's health or potentially the mother's life. Roe v Wade caused a huge debate

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