35 Years After Roe v. Wade

Today marks the 35th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court landmark decision on abortion, Roe v. Wade. CNN.com’s report appears to be one of the more balanced I found– 35 years after Roe: A legacy of law and morality. For additional detail on the decision itself, see the Wikipedia entry Roe v. Wade.


  1. And in a few days (Jan. 28) it will be the 20th anniversary of the Supreme Court ruling in R. v. Morgentaler. There’s an interview with Dr. Morgentaler on The Court in anticipation of the anniversary date.

  2. Thank you, Simon. And Dr. Morgentaler does give his view in that interview as to why the impact of R. v. Morgentaler in Canada has differed from the impact of Roe v. Wade in the U.S.