40 years ago, the Supreme Court declared that the decision of whether or when to become a parent was a fundamental one, protected by the Constitution’s guarantees of privacy. This decision brought to an end much of the unsafe underground provision of abortion services – practices that endangered women’s health and lives.
On this important anniversary - share with us (and the world) what Roe means to you! How has the right to decide when and whether to become a parent changed your life?
- Read "Roe at 40!" by Geoffrey Stone via The Huffington Post
- Read more about the ACLU of Illinois' work to protect reproductive freedom
- Make a donation to the Roger Baldwin Foundation of the ACLU of Illinois