On the 44th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, women explain why they'll fight for the right to choose.

On the 44th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, women explain why they'll fight for the right to choose.
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A day after women led the largest inaugural protest in U.S. history, with an estimated 5 million marching against Trump around the globe, progressives are marking the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, a landmark Supreme Court decision that may come under threat in the next few years.

Roe v. Wade in 1973 famously legalized abortion, with the court finding that a woman's right to choose was protected under her right to privacy as outlined by the 14th Amendment. But since Trump has blithely promised to appoint pro-life justices who would overturn the case—and with Vice President Mike Pence's absolutely dismal record on women's and reproductive health—pro-choice activists are gearing up for a fight. On Twitter, the hashtag #7in10forRoe, referring to the 70% of Americans who support the current law of the land, was trending, with people explaining their position.

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If Saturday's marches are any indication, Trump and Pence are going to have a much tougher time rolling back the clock on Roe v. Wade than they thought—because a powerful majority is allied against them.

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