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Unformatted text preview: 1972 Eisenstadt vs. Baird Extends the right to access birth control to single people 1973 Roe v. Wade Every state prior to this had their own abortion laws Made abortion federal law, not state law so states could not decide if they wanted to make abortion legal or not It is rooted in the constitutional right to privacy Some justices do not believe there is a right to privacy in the constitution Legal right is not about when life begins or if abortion is wrong, it is a fight over federal or state laws State rights over abortion The supreme court has given states...
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2010 for the course WOMS 201 taught by Professor Laberge during the Spring '08 term at University of Delaware.
- Spring '08