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Roe v. Wade 40th. Anniversary

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(CNN) - Today marks the 40th anniversary of the landmark supreme court ruling of Roe v Wade, legalizing abortion in the U.S.

In 1973, the highest lawmaking body in the country voted that a woman has the right to abort her pregnancy. It prompted a nation-wide debate about a mother's rights, which continues today.

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