Norma McCorvey

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'Roe' Baby Reveals Her Identity
The Child of 'Jane Roe'
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The Child of 'Jane Roe' Has Come Forward

Her name is Shelley Lynn Thornton

(Newser) - "Jane Roe," whose real name was Norma McCorvey , was at the heart of the case that secured a woman's right to an abortion—but the pregnancy that she was suing to abort came to term before the Supreme Court's decision on the case, and the baby...

'Jane Roe' Offered Up a Shocking 'Deathbed Confession'

Roe v. Wade plaintiff turned anti-abortion later in life—but it 'was all an act'

(Newser) - "Jane Roe," the plaintiff in landmark abortion rights case Roe v. Wade, died in 2017 at age 69. But a documentary on the life of the woman whose real name is Norma McCorvey reveals that shortly before her death, she made what she referred to as a "...

'Jane Roe' of Roe v. Wade Dies at 69

Norma McCorvey later became a staunch anti-abortion crusader

(Newser) - Norma McCorvey, whose legal challenge under the pseudonym "Jane Roe" led to the US Supreme Court's landmark decision that legalized abortion but who later became an outspoken opponent of the procedure, died Saturday. She was 69. McCorvey died at an assisted living center in Texas, journalist Joshua Prager,...

'Jane Roe' Arrested After Ruckus at Sotomayor Hearing

'You're wrong, Sotomayor,' plaintiff-turned-anti-abortion-activist screams

(Newser) - Norma McCorvey, better known as “Jane Roe” from the landmark abortion-rights case Roe v. Wade, was arrested today after causing a ruckus at Sonia Sotomayor’s confirmation hearing, ABC News reports. McCorvey was removed from the Hart Senate Office Building and charged with unlawful conduct after she began to...

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