How CBS News covered the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision of 1973

  • Published on May 16, 2019
  • On January 22, 1973, the Supreme Court decided the outcome of Roe v. Wade, resulting in the legalization of abortion in the United States. Here's a look at how the "CBS Evening News" covered the iconic story.
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Comments • 16

  • John Foltz
    John Foltz 3 hours ago +1

    The day that America died

  • mopthermopther
    mopthermopther 9 days ago


  • Lori B
    Lori B 13 days ago

    So sad to go back and see when this all started. I ask why my parents and Grandparents did not fight it. Not standing up and being silent is almost as bad as supporting abortion.

  • Samuel Evans
    Samuel Evans Month ago

    Trumps just bringing back the fact that the Greatest Generation and Boomers are going to make rules for Millennials. Adults needs to be in charge.

  • V. Lee Walker
    V. Lee Walker Month ago +1

    It's all about the benjamins for CBS? Wtf?

  • Asht0n
    Asht0n Month ago +2

    These are all rebuttals to new York and it's 9 month law.

  • I'm gone
    I'm gone Month ago +4

    Bring back morality. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ

    • MRWorldGuy
      MRWorldGuy Month ago +1

      Having abortion be legal IS moral.

  • Theta Kongpancake
    Theta Kongpancake Month ago +9

    Yes. This was the year I graduated high school 1973. It's a shame we let this get so out of hand that New york passed a law that not onlyallows killing babies after birth but they actually celebrated this cruelty.

    • Joshua Phillips
      Joshua Phillips Month ago +2

      You went to school and you're that dumb?

    • I'm gone
      I'm gone Month ago

      @Kevin Ellington
      A child of Satan. ๐Ÿ˜Ž
      Dude, I don't know what to say...
      All these years of hard work finally paid off.
      Pass me some goats blood please...

    • Kevin Ellington
      Kevin Ellington Month ago +3

      I'm gone, so itโ€™s okay to be a child of Satan as long as theyโ€™re calm? True Christian, you are.

    • I'm gone
      I'm gone Month ago +4

      @Kevin Ellington
      At least they are not screaming like banshees at a supreme court hearing.

    • Kevin Ellington
      Kevin Ellington Month ago +6

      Theta Kongpancake, you evangelicals are the modern day Pharisees.

  • Kevin Ellington
    Kevin Ellington Month ago +3

    5 republican justices voted to legalize abortion. 5! Didnโ€™t even need a single democrat! ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜‚