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this pressed: This Alabama Judge Has Figured Out How to Dismantle Roe v. Wade – ProPublica

via This Alabama Judge Has Figured Out How to Dismantle Roe v. Wade – ProPublica.


Inside the courtroom of the Alabama Supreme Court in downtown Montgomery. (William Widmer, special to ProPublica)


In 2005, the Witherspoon School of Law and Public Policy held a conference in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains. The school’s name was something of a misnomer: Rather than grant JDs, Witherspoon staged seminars and lectures offering lessons in what it summarized as “the comprehensive biblical foundation for our common law and constitutional government.” Its target audience was homeschooled young men. The school itself was a project of Vision Forum, a Texas-based ministry whose founder was also a leader in the Christian Patriarchy movement, which preaches, among other things, that husbands should vote for their wives.

Most sitting judges would go to great pains to avoid such a gathering. But Tom Parker,


***Roe v. Wade Supreme Court Decision

The complete Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision, January 22, 1973. Includes concurring and dissenting opinions.

From Jone Johnson Lewis,
Your Guide to Women’s History.

U.S. Supreme Court

ROE v. WADE, 410 U.S. 113 (1973)

410 U.S. 113 (find @ http://womenshistory.about.com/library/etext/gov/bl_roe_a.htm)



Roe v. Wade Decision Legalizes Abortion in the US (1973)

Roe v. Wade was the landmark Supreme Court case that legalized abortion in the US. In 1970, an unmarried pregnant woman—who was at the time identified only as Jane Roe—filed a lawsuit because she wanted an abortion but could not legally get one in Texas. Her suit aimed to have the Texas abortion law declared unconstitutional as an invasion of her right to privacy as guaranteed by the 1st, 4th, 5th, 9th, and 14th Amendments. How does Norma McCorvey—”Jane Roe”—view the case today? More… Discuss


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