Norma McCorvey, Jane Roe in the 1973 court case, left, and her attorney Gloria Allred hold hands as they leave the Supreme Court building in Washington, DC., Wednesday, April 26, 1989 after sitting in while the court listened to arguments in a Missouri abortion case. The court's decision may overturn the 1973 Roe v Wade case which legalized abortion. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) (J. Scott Applewhite)
Few Supreme Court cases have been as controversial as Roe v. Wade. Decided by a 7-2 margin in 1973, the case held that women had the right to an abortion under the Constitution.
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