Tag: Roe v. Wade

Neil Gorsuch on Abortion: Roe v. Wade Is a Precedent of the U.S. Supreme Court

During his Supreme Court confirmation hearing on Tuesday, federal judge Neil Gorsuch was repeatedly asked about his stand on abortion and whether he would overturn the 1973 Roe v. Wade High Court ruling that found women had the right to privacy in medical and reproductive matters, which in practice made abortion on demand legal in the United States.

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 27: Thousands of people rally on the National Mall before the start of the 44th annual March for Life January 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. The march is a gathering and protest against the United States Supreme Court's 1973 Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

‘Jane Roe’ of Roe v. Wade Abortion Decision Dies in Texas Facility

A Texas woman who was the “Jane Roe” in the 1973 abortion case of Roe v. Wade died in a Katy assisted living facility on Saturday. Although Norma McCorvey, her real name, became famous for the part she played in the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision, she became a born-again Christian and spoke out against abortion.

44th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade: Texans to Meet at State Capitol

Last weekend, Women’s Marches were held in cities all over the globe but pro-life women were not welcome. Pro-life activists in Texas will be convening at Texas’ Capitol this weekend to demonstrate their anti-abortion, pro-life convictions during the 44th anniversary of Roe v. Wade.

Barbara Boxer: ‘Clinton Restored America’s Standing in World’

Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA), who is retiring at the end of 2016, shared “personal” details about Hillary Clinton during Tuesday evening remarks she delivered at the Democratic National Convention, and said Clinton had single-handedly “restored America’s standing in the world as Secretary of State.”