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March for Life Annual Anti-Abortion Rally

Event Commemorates 38th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

ASSOCIATED PRESS/ Steve Bloom

ASSOCIATED PRESS/ Steve Bloom

Washington, DC
Monday, January 24, 2011

The March for Life held its annual rally and walk to the Supreme Court building to commemorate the 38th anniversary of the historic Supreme Court case, Roe v. Wade, which legalized abortion in the U.S.

While the Court has adjusted its original ruling after subsequent challenges, the 1973 case held that the right to privacy under the 14th Amendment extended to abortions.

Updated: Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at 3:59pm (ET)

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