| Legal perspectivesIn 1973, the United States Supreme Court held in Roe v. W...
Will the Supreme Court reconsider Roe vs. Wade? – Blue Springs Examiner
Ken Garten | Legal perspectivesIn 1973, the United States Supreme Court held in Roe v. Wade that abortion was a constitutional right that could not be prohibited by the governments for nonviable fetuses – those that could not survive outside the womb -– at 24 weeks or less. Since then, the abortion wars have been raging between the pro-life and pro-choice political circles in the legislative and judicial arena. These battles typically arise when states pass laws that restrict or effectively eliminate the constitutional right to abortion announced in Roe. Commonly, such a law will be passed, and pro-choice forces will file a