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FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012 file photo, people with the group "Bound 4 Life" pray for an end to abortions outside of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington on the 39th anniversary of the court's landmark Roe vs. Wade decision which legalized abortion. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

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Roe v Wade: After 40 years, deep divide is legacy

NEW YORK -- By today's politically polarized standards, the Supreme Court's momentous Roe v. Wade ruling was a landslide. By a 7-2 vote on Jan. 22, 1973, the justices established a nationwide right to abortion.. Forty years and roughly 55 million abortions later, however, the ruling's legacy is the opposite


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