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 …Continue reading "“Miss Norma”: So much more than Jane Roe"
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 …Continue reading "An especially inconvenient truth: “Jane Roe” never aborted"
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 …Continue reading "“Roe” Wanted Roe v. Wade Reversed. THAT is Her Legacy"
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 …Continue reading "McCorvey’s obituary in NY Times distorts and minimizes impact of Roe and Doe decisions"
By Dave Andrusko When she spoke, Norma McCorvey would often say, “I am dedicated to spending the rest of my life undoing the law that bears my name.” Norma, of course, was the “Jane Roe” of the infamous 1973 Roe v. Wade decision which, in tandem with its companion case Doe v. Bolton, unleashed the …Continue reading "Norma McCorvey: RIP"
By Melissa Clement Editor’s note. This tribute appeared on the blog of Nevada Right to Life, NRLC’s state affiliate. February 18, 2017, Norma McCorvey passed away. Her long, hard journey on this harsh Earth behind her, she finally rests in the peace of our Lord. At last. Norma was one of the most broken people …Continue reading "#morethanroe"
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 …Continue reading "National Right to Life Mourns Death of Norma McCorvey"
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 …Continue reading "“Jane Roe” never aborted her baby"
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 …Continue reading "Norma McCorvey worked at two abortion clinics before becoming pro-life, describes filthy clinic and rampant drug use among staff"