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>> I never had an abortion.>> Norma McCorvey died of heart failure at an assisted living home on Texas on Saturday according to a journalist close to her. She was the anonymous plaintiff behind the US Supreme Court's landmark Roe v Wade ruling that legalized abortion. The ruling established that the US Constitution protects the right of the woman to have an abortion until the point of viability.
While McCorvey lent her name to women's rights supporters in the 1980s, she later became a born-again Christian. And told Reuters in the 1998 interview that she had become disillusioned with the Pro-Choice Movement.>> I started talking to the women before they would go in before their abortions, after they would come out.
And it was the same thing over and over, they all regretted it.>> We are for life.>> The 1973 ruling has been the focus of a divisive political legal and moral debate ever since. Efforts to overturn the decision are heating up with the election of Donald Trump as President in a conservative congress.
An action McCorvey in 1998 do not think would likely happen anytime soon. As much as I'd like to see Roe Vs Wade overturned, I don't know if it will happen in our lifetime or even in my grandchildren's lifetime. But it will happen. McCorvey was 69 years old.>> So right now I'd like to invoke the Spirit because