The Conservative Legal Push to Overturn Roe v. Wade Was 50 Years in the Making


By Jess BravinFollow
Opponents and proponents of abortion legislation argued on the steps of the State House in Trenton, N.J., in 1973. ASSOCIATED PRESS

WASHINGTON—The overruling of Roe v. Wade was 50 years in the making—the culmination of a conservative judicial movement that rejected the interpretation of constitutional rights underpinning that 1973 Supreme Court decision.

It took far longer than many conservatives expected.

Publish : 2022-06-26 13:05:00

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