Roe v. Wade

410 U.S. 113 Supreme Court 1973
howisitthatat the time of the adoption of our Constitution,a woman enjoyed a substantially broader right to terminate a pregnancy than she does in most States today.The anti-abortion mood prevalent in this countryplayed a significant role in the enactment of stringent criminal abortion legislationthatregardsachild before birth, as a living beingWithinherent rights,whileit fails to recognizeanddenies all protectiontothehuman lifethat the childmay be bornto