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# Roe v Wade

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# Roe v Wade
Row breaks out in Alabama senate over 'foetal heartbeat' abortion law
If Alabama’s new laws are challenged, pro-life politicians are hoping it will eventually be brought before the Supreme Court.
# complex character
The woman whose Roe v Wade court case legalised abortion in the US has died aged 69
Norma McCorvey actually became a pro-life activist in later life.
# demilitarised zone
'Buffer zones' outside abortion clinics in the US have been ruled illegal
The ‘buffer zones’ meant anti-abortion protesters had to stay 35-feet from clinics.
# Explainer
Roe v Wade, Obamacare and Super PACs: US election terms explained
Blue State or Red State, No Child Left Behind and Grover Norquist. What do these terms mean and who are these people? explains…