Fri, 01/25/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
40 Years since Roe v Wade - an assessment of women's reproductive rights
Roe v Wade was the landmark decision which legalized abortion in the first trimester, throughout the US. The case allowed that some restrictions could be set by individual states, in the second and third trimesters. The basis of this decision was recognition of a woman's essential right to privacy in speaking with her doctor about her reproductive health care.