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Abortion Rights = Women’s Rights = Human Rights – But Not in Texas

When does the regulation of health care become an abuse of human rights? Today, on the 42nd anniversary of Roe v. Wade, a social worker lays out the case against Texas.

 

by Sarah Deegan, MSW candidate

 

 

In January of 1973, one of the most well-known and controversial United States Supreme Court decisions was released. This decision, known as Roe V. Wade, stated that prohibiting abortion was unconstitutional and ruled that women across the United States have protected rights in regard to their reproductive health (McBride, 2006).

 

 

Roe v. Wade was a monumental Supreme Court case that changed family planning for women everywhere.  Photo Credit: www.ellabakercenter.org

Roe v. Wade was a monumental Supreme Court case that changed family planning for women everywhere. Photo Credit: http://www.ellabakercenter.org

 

 

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