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  • Norma McCorvey, ‘Roe’ in Roe v. Wade, Is Dead at 69

    02/18/2017 5:52:30 PM PST · by Morgana · 34 replies
    ny times ^ | Feb. 18, 2017 | ROBERT D. McFADDEN
    Norma McCorvey, the anonymous plaintiff in Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 Supreme Court ruling that legalized abortion in the United States, reshaping the nation’s social and political landscapes and inflaming one of the most divisive controversies of the past half-century, died on Saturday in Katy, Tex. She was 69. Ms. McCorvey died of heart failure in an assisted-living home, said Joshua Prager, a New York journalist who has written about her for Vanity Fair and is working on a book about the Roe v. Wade decision.
  • Norma McCorvey, of Roe v. Wade fame, dies in Katy at 69

    02/18/2017 3:12:41 PM PST · by ebb tide · 12 replies
    Houston Chronicle ^ | February 18, 2017 | Keri Blakinger
    Norma McCorvey, the Texas woman behind the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, died Saturday at an assisted-living facility in Katy. She was 69. She died of heart failure, according to a journalist close to her. McCorvey was 22 and unmarried when she unwittingly gained national fame as the pseudonymous lead plaintiff in the watershed Supreme Court ruling that allowed women to seek abortions in the first two trimesters of pregnancy.
  • Norma McCorvey, Jane Roe of Roe v. Wade, Passes Away: She Never Had an Abortion and Became Pro-Life

    02/18/2017 11:16:19 AM PST · by Salvation · 39 replies
    LifeNews.com ^ | 02-18-17 | Steven Ertelt
    Norma McCorvey, Jane Roe of Roe v. Wade, Passes Away: She Never Had an Abortion and Became Pro-Life National   Steven Ertelt   Feb 18, 2017   |   2:10PM    Washington, DC Share this story: Norma McCorvey, who was the Jane Roe of the infamous Roe vs. Wade Supreme Court case legalizing virtually unlimited abortions, passed away today. McCorvey never had an abortion and eventually became pro-life and dedicated her life to overturning the horrible Supreme Court decision that bared her pseudonym. McCorvey died today at an assisted-living facility in Katy, Texas. She was 69.McCorvey never wanted an...
  • Norma McCorvey, Jane Roe of Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion, dies outside Houston

    02/18/2017 10:37:57 AM PST · by bgill · 27 replies
    Dallas Morning News ^ | Feb. 18, 2017 | Liz Farmer
    Norma McCorvey, the Jane Roe of the landmark Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion, died Saturday outside Houston at age 69, The Washington Post reports. McCorvey was 22 when she sought a way out for an unwanted pregnancy, becoming Jane Roe, the pseudonymous plaintiff of the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade that established a constitutional right to an abortion. She died at an assisted-living facility in Katy due to a heart ailment, journalist Joshua Prager, who is working on a book about the case, confirmed her death to The Post.
  • ‘Jane Roe’ of Roe v. Wade airs anti-Obama ad in Florida

    10/24/2012 3:50:10 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 31 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 10/23/12 | Johanna Dasteel
    Co-authored with John Jalsevac Florida, October 23, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Nearly 40 years ago, as a young, pregnant woman, Norma McCorvey played an instrumental part in the Supreme Court decision that brought legal abortion to America. Now McCorvey, the ‘Roe’ in the Roe v. Wade case, has released an ad urging voters not to vote for Obama. McCorvey became a Christian in 1995 and has since repudiated her role in Roe v. Wade, campaigning for its reversal. The ad is set to air in Florida, and is backed by Randall Terry, the pro-life activist who is running for office on...
  • ‘Jane Roe’ To Nancy Pelosi: 'Don’t Put Abortion in Heath-Care Reform Bill’

    07/29/2009 7:07:09 AM PDT · by markomalley · 5 replies · 492+ views
    Cybercast News Service ^ | 7/29/2009 | Marie Magleby
    (CNSNews.com) - Norma McCorvey, the “Jane Roe” of the infamous 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion on demand in the United States, protested the health-care reform bill on Capitol Hill Tuesday because it proposes federal funding for abortions. “No abortion is to be paid for with tax-funded dollars,” McCorvey, now a pro-life activist, told CNSNews.com after the protest. “It’s against the laws of God. Roe versus Wade is a bad law and I’m sorry that I ever did it.” McCorvey, joined dozens of other protestors in the office of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) to speak out against...
  • "Roe" of Roe v. Wade Arrested for Protesting Hearing of Pro-Abortion Supreme Court Nominee

    07/14/2009 7:28:42 AM PDT · by Pope Pius XII · 3 replies · 349+ views
    Lifesitenews.com ^ | 13 July 2009 | Kathleen Gilbert
    Norma McCorvey, the "Roe" of Roe v. Wade who now is a leading opponent of abortion, was arrested for disrupting the hearing of Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor today along with several other pro-life protesters. Sgt. Kimberly Schneider of the Capitol Police said McCorvey and one other protester were charged with unlawful conduct for disrupting Congress, making a total of four arrests related to abortion protests during the hearing, reports the Washington Post. McCorvey had at first stayed outside the Hart Senate Office building with a small group of pro-life activists protesting Sotomayor's confirmation. She then gained admittance to the...
  • "Jane Roe" Arrested at Sotomayor Hearing

    07/14/2009 4:34:45 AM PDT · by Notwithstanding · 32 replies · 1,658+ views
    CBS News ^ | 7/13/2009 | Paul Kane
    The woman known as "Jane Roe" in the landmark Supreme Court abortion case Roe v. Wade was reportedly arrested today at Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor's Senate confirmation hearing. Norma McCorvey is best known for her role in the 1973 court ruling that secured a woman's right to an abortion. Years after the pivotal case, McCorvey recanted her support for abortion rights and became an active anti-abortion demonstrator.
  • 'Jane Roe' Arrested at Supreme Court Hearing

    07/13/2009 2:11:18 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 12 replies · 938+ views
    Washington Post ^ | July 13, 2009 | By Paul Kane
    The woman at the center of the Supreme Court's landmark 1973 abortion rights ruling was arrested today at the confirmation hearing for Sonia Sotomayor, among a wave of anti-abortion protestors who lined the sidewalks outside the Senate office buildings and several of whom made it into the hearing room in an attempt to disrupt the proceedings. Norma McCorvey, 61, of Texas, better known as "Jane Roe" in the famous Roe v. Wade case from January 1973, was arrested after she and another protester started began during the opening statement of Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.), according to Capitol Police. McCorvey, whose...
  • McCorvey among protesters arrested at Notre Dame today (Roe of Roe v Wade)

    05/17/2009 10:02:41 AM PDT · by don-o · 44 replies · 3,341+ views
    South Bend Tribune ^ | May 17, 2009 | SANTIAGO FLORES and MARGARET FOSMOE
    OUTH BEND - Norma McCorvey, a primary figure in the controversial court case Roe v. Wade, and several others have been arrested today on the campus of the University of Notre Dame. McCorvey, 61, threw her support Friday behind those protesting President Barack Obama’s invitation to speak here today. A crowd of protesters is descending on South Bend for Obama’s commencement visit.
  • Norma McCorvey- the 'Roe" From Roe v Wade - Arrested On Notre Dame Campus (video report)

    05/17/2009 4:10:05 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 34 replies · 3,940+ views
    youtube via FoxNews ^ | May 17, 2009
    <p>Norma McCorvey, the "Roe" from the Roe v Wade Supreme Court Decision, was arrested today on the Notre Dame Campus while protesting the visit by Barack Obama.</p>
  • Norma McCorvey stopped, Father Norman Weslin arrested (again) by Notre Dame University

    05/16/2009 10:04:13 PM PDT · by EternalVigilance · 12 replies · 1,987+ views
    America's Independent Party ^ | May 15, 2009 | Chaplain Gordon James Klingenschmitt
    View video HERE!
  • Norma McCorvey Joins Protest At Notre Dame And Gets Stopped, Priest Gets Arrested (Video)

    05/16/2009 4:47:07 PM PDT · by Talkradio03 · 5 replies · 477+ views
    Video from earlier today, Norma McCorvey of Roe vs Wade gets stopped by a bunch of goon police and the priest standing by her gets arrested, remember, the teleprompter doesn't come until tomorrow, and the campus is mostly empty on a Saturday, but the police are out in full force...
  • Norma McCorvey, the "Roe" in Roe v Wade, NOT arrested at Notre Dame

    05/16/2009 9:46:06 AM PDT · by EternalVigilance · 98 replies · 3,276+ views
    AIPNEWS.com ^ | May 15, 2009 | Staff
    Breaking News! AIPNEWS.com Exclusive According to AIPNEWS.com correspondents who are on the ground at Notre Dame, as expected, Norma McCorvey, the "Roe" in Roe v Wade, was just arrested on campus as she and others prayed and protested the honors which are being bestowed by the Catholic institution's leaders on pro-abortion politician Barack Obama tomorrow. Apparently there were more than twenty pro-life witnesses who were taken into custody along with Norma McCorvey. We will be updating this story as more information becomes available. If you have additional information on the historic events which are taking place in South Bend, and...
  • Will One Bishop Pray With Us At Notre Dame On Saturday? by Randall Terry [Norma McCorvey coming]

    05/15/2009 12:38:15 PM PDT · by Diago · 11 replies · 617+ views
    www.StopObamaNotreDame.com ^ | May 15 | Randall Terry
    Two Priests Arrested With Dr. Keyes and 20 Pro-Lifers: Will One Bishop Pray With Us At Notre Dame On Saturday?; Statement by Randall Terry   Police violate rights of peaceful praying people, refuse to allow Dr. Keyes and others to bond out of jail. Norma McCorvey, AKA "Jane Roe" of Roe vs. Wade, to pray and risk arrest with others at Notre Dame at Saturday, May 16, at 12 noon. SOUTH BEND, Ind., May 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Randall Terry, founder of Operation Rescue: "Is there one - just one - Catholic Bishop in...
  • "Jane Roe" Says Obama Sets Poor Example for Notre Dame Grads

    05/05/2009 6:35:24 PM PDT · by bdeaner · 9 replies · 567+ views
    EWTN ^ | 5/5/09 | Catholic News Agency
    Norma McCorvey, the woman who was the “Jane Roe” in the U.S. legal decision “Roe v. Wade,” has said Notre Dame's choice of President Barack Obama to be the commencement speaker gives its graduates a poor example. She also expressed surprise more parents have not pulled out of commencement. Speaking to Damien Thompson, the Britain-based editor of the Catholic Herald and writer for the Daily Telegraph, McCorvey said “Obama is not the ideal person to speak to a young bunch of kids that are going out into the world for the first time.” “These people will have to remember that...
  • "Jane Roe" Endorses Ron Paul

    01/22/2008 9:24:37 AM PST · by Captain Kirk · 48 replies · 212+ views
    Reason ^ | January 22, 2008 | David Weigel
    About an hour ago Norma McCorvey, a.k.a "Jane Roe" from the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, formally endorsed Ron Paul at the Phoenix Park hotel in Washington. Why didn't she endorse a frontrunner like Mike Huckabee? Thank the grassroots: She saw a newspaper ad in Nevada, bought by Paul supporters, using the analogy of the frog and the pot of boiling water to demonstrate what was happening to America. "It touched my heart." That was three weeks ago, and McCorvey keynoted a pro-life Paul rally in Nevada on January 12th, but the campaign made the official announcement today before Paul...
  • Ron Paul to Hold News Conference with Norma McCorvey ('Jane Roe') on 'Roe v. Wade' Anniversary

    01/21/2008 2:24:45 PM PST · by jmc813 · 52 replies · 155+ views
    Christian Newswire ^ | 1/21/2008 | Patrick Semmens
    WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 /Christian Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, January 22 – the 35th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision – Texas Congressman and Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul will hold a press conference with pro-life activist Norma Leah McCorvey. McCorvey, who runs Crossing over Ministry, is "Jane Roe" of the infamous Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision. What: Announcement by Norma McCorvey ("Jane Roe") and Congressman Ron Paul When: 10:30 AM ET, Tuesday, January 22, 2008 (The 35th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision) Where: Phoenix Park Hotel (Capitol Hill North), Georgian Room (2nd...
  • 'Roe vs Wade' legalized abortion in US 35 years ago

    01/20/2008 4:09:56 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 25 replies · 10,843+ views
    'Roe vs Wade' legalized abortion in US 35 years ago by Fanny CarrierSun Jan 20, 1:12 AM ET Thirty-five years ago on Tuesday the US Supreme Court handed down a decision in the Roe versus Wade case, legalizing abortion and introducing some of the world's least restrictive abortion laws. On January 22, 1973, the nine Supreme Court justices voted seven to two that a law in Texas that banned abortion, except to save a woman's life, was unconstitutional under the right to personal privacy. It was a bombshell decision that galvanized religious opposition into action, and set the scene for...
  • Norma McCorvey Former 'Roe' in Roe vs. Wade Will Be Making a Special Appearance in Wayne, NJ

    10/08/2007 3:53:47 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 3 replies · 251+ views
    Christian Newswire ^ | 10/8/07 | Christian Newswire
    Contact: Norma McCorvey, Crossing Over Ministry, 214-343-1069; Dr. Thomas Keinath, Senior Pastor, Calvary Temple International, 973-694-2938; Hector D. Ferrer, Creative Director, New Creations Drama Ministry, 201-928-4175 WAYNE, NJ., Oct. 8 /Christian Newswire/ -- Ms. McCorvey former "Roe" in Roe vs. Wade in 1971 challenged the abortion laws in Texas. On appeal, her case went before the Supreme Court. In 1973 the Supreme Court legalized abortion in his country. Ms. McCorvey, however, has never had an abortion. Moreover, in 1995 she accepted the LORD. Her conversion to Christianity inspired her to start Crossing Over Ministry where she serves as National Director. Her ministry...