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Published On: Wed, Jan 22nd, 2014

President Obama on Roe v Wade anniversary: ‘opportunity to fulfill dreams’

President Barack Obama issued a statement today celebrating the 41-year-old Roe v. Wade decision and in a written statement, the president said the Roe abortion anniversary is an “opportunity to fulfill dreams.”

The decision, handed down on January 22, 1973, overturned pro-life laws offering protection for unborn children in most states across the country, and made abortions legal and virtually unlimited.

Almost 57 million unborn children have been killed in abortions since.

Obama statement:

Today, as we reflect on the 41st anniversary of the Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade, we recommit ourselves to the decision’s guiding principle: that every woman should be able to make her own choices about her body and her health.  We reaffirm our steadfast commitment to protecting a woman’s access to safe, affordable health care and her constitutional right to privacy, including the right to reproductive freedom.

And we resolve to reduce the number of unintended pregnancies, support maternal and child health, and continue to build safe and healthy communities for all our children.  Because this is a country where everyone deserves the same freedom and opportunities to fulfill their dreams.

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