Roe V. Wade Case Study

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The 1973 Roe vs. Wade Supreme Court case was a major court case that left an effect on American government. In 1971, a woman by the name Norma Mc. Corvey who was a single mother who stayed in taxes where abortion was prohibited. She was outraged by the state’s decision not allowing her to have an abortion in the state. So Norma Mc. Corvey decided to sue the state of Texas claiming that her constitutional rights were being taking away from her. The court ruled in the favor of Norma but the verdict was not strong enough to change the minds of the abortion doctors. After two years of court hearings and evidences, the court over turned the law by a 7-2 vote that implied no state could restrict abortions during the first three months of pregnancy. Rape, financial, instability, and the mother’s health are reason abortion should remain legal.
One reason abortion should remain legal is because of rape. Rape is the most targeted crime amongst women. Rape is defined as sexual assault usually involving sexual intercourse or other forms of sexual penetration against someone without their consent. National rape related pregnancy rate is at …show more content…

If you are pregnant and still in high school, college, or unemployed the thought of having a child is scary. Thoughts of how you would be able to manage your pregnancy and still take care of your responsibilities will go through your head. No child should be brought into this world and not be taking care of. A federal study has been found that 22,000 babies after left in a hospital every year because parents are unable to take care of them. “A survey taken in September of 2005 on peer-reviewed journal Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health asking women why they would have an abortion studies found that 73% of participants said they could not afford to have a baby, and 38% claimed giving birth would interfere with their education and career

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