“Miss Norma”: So much more than Jane Roe

By Melissa Clement Editor’s note. This appeared on the blog of Nevada Right to Life, NRLC’s state affiliate as a tribute to Norma McCorvey, the “Jane Roe” of Roe v. Wade, when she died last year. It is beautifully written but also offers disturbing insight into the elitist attitudes of the lawyers who used her …

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An especially inconvenient truth: “Jane Roe” never aborted

By Dave Andrusko Each year, as we approach the anniversary of the hideous Roe v. Wade decision, Casey Mattox, an attorney with Alliance Defending Freedom, reminds us of a truth that probably 99% of the public does not know. And that is that the plaintiff in Roe –Norma McCorvey—never had an abortion! As Mattox wrote …

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“Roe” Wanted Roe v. Wade Reversed. THAT is Her Legacy

By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Editor’s note. As promised we are continuing to post stories about Norma McCorvey, the “Jane Roe” of Roe v. Wade. As is always the case, Maria’s story crackles with insight. You can hear a smile in a voice. It is one of those interesting facts of communication …

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McCorvey’s obituary in NY Times distorts and minimizes impact of Roe and Doe decisions

By Dave Andrusko A brief but sincere thank you to all those who responded to our extensive coverage Monday of the death of Norma McCorvey, the “Jane Roe” of Roe v. Wade. Much more could have been said and will be in the days and weeks to come about the soft-spoken woman who unwittingly and …

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National Right to Life Mourns Death of Norma McCorvey

WASHINGTON – Today, the National Right to Life Committee (NRLC), the federation of 50 state right-to-life affiliates, joined with right-to-life advocates nationwide in mourning the death of pro-life activist Norma McCorvey. Known as “Jane Roe” in the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion, McCorvey became an outspoken advocate for the right-to-life …

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“Jane Roe” never aborted her baby

By Casey Mattox , Senior Counsel, Alliance Defending Freedom There is a 46-year-old woman, born in Texas, who should be dead right now. In fact, she should have never been born. Forty-three years ago, the Supreme Court decided that the Texas law that prevented Jane Roe from ending the life of her unborn daughter was …

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Norma McCorvey worked at two abortion clinics before becoming pro-life, describes filthy clinic and rampant drug use among staff

  By Sarah Terzo While most pro-lifers know that Norma McCorvey, the plaintiff in Roe v. Wade, is now pro-life, fewer know that she worked in two abortion clinics before her conversion. She tells her story in her book Won By Love. McCorvey had a lot to say about what working in an abortion clinic …

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