History of abortion in America

POSTED: 09:13 AM PDT Mar 27, 2013    UPDATED: 07:01 PM PDT Apr 28, 2014 

The House of Representatives passed legislation on Thursday banning all taxpayer money for abortions. Take a look at the history of this hot-button issue in America.

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1973: The Roe v. Wade decision by the U.S. Supreme Court strikes down all state abortion laws, with justices declaring on a 7-2 vote that abortion is a fundamental right under the Constitution.

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