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 • 23

  • Scott Lord
    Scott Lord 4 days ago

    It's amazing how Democrats think Roe v Wade is a ruling that allows unrestricted abortions up until labor, and even then, if labor is a mistake and abortion is intended, a born alive baby should still be killed while outside the womb.

  • M. Talk
    M. Talk 2 months ago +2

    The greatest decision ever

    • Charlie Keiner
      Charlie Keiner Day ago

      M. Talk yea my girl had 5 already it’s so much better then condoms

  • John Foltz
    John Foltz 2 months ago +3

    The day that America died

  • mopthermopther
    mopthermopther 3 months ago


  • Lori B
    Lori B 3 months ago +1

    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.

    • Roberto Ramirez
      Roberto Ramirez Month ago +2

      CONservatives are in favor of putting kids in cages so who cares what they think.

  • Samuel Evans
    Samuel Evans 4 months 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.

    • Roberto Ramirez
      Roberto Ramirez Month ago

      Boomers are moochers. They have run up the debt and mortgaged the future for millenial. Hypocrites

  • V. Lee Walker
    V. Lee Walker 4 months ago +1

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

  • Asht0n
    Asht0n 4 months ago +2

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

  • I'm gone
    I'm gone 4 months ago +6

    Bring back morality. 👍🏼

  • Theta Kongpancake
    Theta Kongpancake 4 months 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 4 months ago +2

      You went to school and you're that dumb?

    • I'm gone
      I'm gone 4 months ago

      @Kevin Ellington
      A child of Satan. 😎
      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 4 months ago +3

      I'm gone, so it’s okay to be a child of Satan as long as they’re calm? True Christian, you are.

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

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

    • Kevin Ellington
      Kevin Ellington 4 months ago +7

      Theta Kongpancake, you evangelicals are the modern day Pharisees.

  • Kevin Ellington
    Kevin Ellington 4 months ago +3

    5 republican justices voted to legalize abortion. 5! Didn’t even need a single democrat! 😂🤣😂