McCorvey, Who Was At Center Of Roe V. Wade, Dead At 69Norma McCorvey, whose legal challenge under the pseudonym "Jane Roe" led to the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark decision that legalized abortion but who later became an outspoken opponent of the procedure, died Saturday. She was 69.
Abortion Rights Supporters, Opponents Mark 40th Anniversary Of Roe V. WadeNearly 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.
40th Anniversary Of Roe v. WadePlanned 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.
Report: Steep Drop In Abortions In IllinoisThe number of abortions performed in Illinois fell to a 37-year low in 2010.