The year 2017 marks the 44th anniversary of Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton, the U.S. Supreme Court decisions that made a right to abortion legal through all nine months of pregnancy. Since these decisions were issued January 22, 1973, more than 58 million unborn children have died.
Urge your Representative and Senators to work to end Roe and Doe as the law of the land. Contact them by sending an e-mail or a tweet through the Human Life Action Center here.
For more about Roe and Doe and related U. S. Supreme Court decisions on abortion, please see the website EndRoe.org. There you can find the stories of Norma McCorvey and Sandra Cano, on whose behalf the cases were brought, and their calls to overturn the decisions. Other resources include the texts of the Court’s decisions; summaries of those decisions; a review of dissents; questions and answers; an introductory overview essay; selected readings; and an annotated bibliography.