Philadelphia Case Exposes Deep Rift In Abortion Debate
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Kansas House Speaker Ray Merrick, a Republican, watches the chamber's electronic tally board as it approves a sweeping anti-abortion bill Friday at the Statehouse in Topeka. At left is Majority Leader Jene Vickrey. John Hanna/AP hide caption

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Forty years after Roe v. Wade --€” and nearly 50 years after the start of efforts toward legalizing abortion €-- the debate still carries on, with younger generations ready to take up the cause for both sides. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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'Roe V. Wade' Turns 40, But Abortion Debate Is Even Older
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People hold pictures of Savita Halappanavar during a vigil outside Belfast City Hall, Northern Ireland, on Thursday. Halappanavar died Oct. 28 in Galway, Ireland, just days after she was denied an abortion. Peter Morrison/AP hide caption

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Women use wordplay to protest Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's position on women's health care outside the Hyatt Regency, where Romney was scheduled to attend a fundraiser, on March 22 in Washington, D.C. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Why Abortion Has Become Such A Prominent Campaign Issue
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Mitt Romney's comments on abortion have surprised those on both sides of the issue. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Romney's Remarks On Abortion Cause A Stir
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Mitt Romney proclaimed himself a strong supporter of abortion rights in state campaigns in 1994 and in 2002. Now, he says he opposes almost all abortions. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Romney And Abortion: Another Shift In The Works?
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