1. A pregnant single woman who brought a class action challenging the constitutionality of the Texas criminal abortion laws.
2. Roe v. Wade - sparked a decades-long national debate over whether or when abortion should be legal; the role of the Supreme Court in constitutional adjudication; and the role of religious views in the political sphere. Roe v. Wade became one of the most politically significant Supreme Court decisions in history, reshaping national politics, dividing the nation into "pro-choice" and "pro-life" camps, and inspiring grassroots activism.
Roe v. Wade, Surpeme Court (1973)
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