Roe v. Wade
What follows are portions of the majority opinion by Justice Blackmun, together with the dissenting opinion of Justice White. The concurring opinions of Justices Douglas and Stewart have been omitted. Some footnotes have been dropped, with those remaining having been renumbered.
KeywordsArtificial Insemination Potential Life Legitimate Interest Legal Abortion Fourteenth Amendment
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