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.

Abortion Timeline - Norma McCorvey
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1995: Norma McCorvey, "Jane Roe" in the Roe vs. Wade court case, is befriended by the national director of the anti-abortion group Operation Rescue. The group baptizes her upon her conversion to Christianity, and McCorvey declares that she is pro-life and regrets her role in the landmark case.

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