Roe v. Wade
Nearly 1,000 people attended a Planned Parenthood fundraiser Wednesday marking the 40th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion. Protesters hoisting graphic six-foot-tall photographs of aborted fetuses greeted those who attended the fundraiser.
Planned Parenthood and other abortion rights advocates marked the 40th anniversary of Roe vs. Wade with a fundraiser. As WBBM’s Steve Miller reports, abortion opponents held a mass and prayer service yesterday.
The number of abortions performed in Illinois fell to a 37-year low in 2010.