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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Supreme Court To Look At Who Is A 'Supervisor' In Harassment Cases

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In June, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was making the case for the repeal of the administration's health law. With his defeat, the law is looking secure. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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When the U.S. Supreme Court made a Medicaid expansion optional under the Affordable Care Act, the decision lowered the estimated cost of the law. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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The Affordable Care Act remains pretty much intact after its review by the Supreme Court. So what's in it anyway? Adam Cole/NPR hide caption

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More Answers To Your Questions About The Health Care Law

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The U.S. Supreme Court, 70 years after rejecting Roscoe Filburn's bid to limit the federal government's power to regulate commerce. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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The Farmer And The Commerce Clause

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The U.S. Supreme Court justices (first row, from left) Clarence Thomas, Antonin Scalia, Chief Justice John Roberts, Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, (back row) Sonia Sotomayor, Stephen Breyer, Samuel Alito and Elena Kagan. Supreme Court hide caption

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