Roe v. Wade | Civil liberties and civil rights | US government and civics | Khan Academy

A deep dive into Roe v. Wade, a 1973 Supreme Court case that extended the right of privacy to a woman’s decision to have an abortion, while recognizing compelling state interests in potential life and maternal health. In this video, Kim discusses the case with AUL Senior Counsel Clarke Forsythe and Professor Melissa Murray.

To read more about constitutional law, visit the website of the National Constitution Center. On this site, leading scholars interact and explore the Constitution and its history. For each provision of the Constitution, experts from different political perspectives coauthor interpretive explanations when they agree and write separately when their opinions diverge.

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