roe v wade brief

roe v wade brief - Ronak Rana Section 7 Roe et al. v. Wade,...

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Ronak Rana Section 7 Roe et al. v. Wade, District Attorney of Dallas County Facts: A single, pregnant women, Jane Roe, sought to terminate her pregnancy and challenged the Texas criminal abortion laws and questioned its constitutionality. It outlawed abortion except if it was for the purpose of saving a mothers life. Roe became pregnant due to a rape. The physician, Hallford, and a childless married couple, the Does, intervened, arguing about the possibilities of contraceptive failure, unpreparedness for parenting, and impairment of the women’s health. The District Court’s decision, based on the ninth and fourteenth amendments, held for Roe, saying that the abortion statues were over broadly and too vague. ISSUE: Is a women’s right to terminate her pregnancy by abortion constitutional under the Due Process clause of the 14 th amendment, right of personal privacy under the 1 st , 4 th , 5 th , 9 th , and 14 th amendments, and fit under the 9 th amendment as a right of the people not
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