By David Crary, AP National Writer, Associated Press writer Emily Wagster Pettus in Jackson, Miss., contributed to this report. / The Bulletin
January 21, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) — 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....