History of abortion in America

Published On: Mar 27 2013 09:13:21 AM PDT   Updated On: Apr 28 2014 07:01:47 PM PDT

The House of Representatives passed legislation on Thursday banning all taxpayer money for abortions. Take a look at the history of this hot-button issue in America.

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1973: The Roe v. Wade decision by the U.S. Supreme Court strikes down all state abortion laws, with justices declaring on a 7-2 vote that abortion is a fundamental right under the Constitution.

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