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Forty years ago today the US Supreme Court established the right to abortion in the Roe vs.
Correspondent Shannon Bream is here tonight to tell us where we -- a country right now.
-- -- -- -- build a Supreme Court issued the Roe vs.
Wade opinion forty years ago that did little to settle the debate over abortion.
Pro life advocates have taken their fight to the state level where legislatures across the country of enacted numerous laws aimed at rolling back row.
Sparking battles over required ultra sounds and regulations for abortion clinics.
Because of the number of pro life state measures passed in 2012 pro choice groups including the Center for Reproductive Rights are CO RR says -- last year represented quote.
An assault on women's reproductive rights one -- the two sides agree on the fight is not over.
There is a rising tide across this country the pro life legislators -- picking up the flag and advancing.
The defense of life in law.
There's a relentless attack on access to effective health services and I would expect that to continue on the state level -- 100 anniversary -- CRR is taking some heat today over an ad meant to mark the fortieth anniversary of the -- decision -- -- happy anniversary baby.
Pro life groups say -- use of the word baby and the seductive tone of the message are inappropriate for such a serious topic.
But see our our says it's just one in -- series of celebrity ads that have encouraged thousands to sign on to what's being called the bill of reproductive rights.
This whole debate is playing out against the backdrop of a brand new documentary called after teller a reference to the shooting death of late term abortionist doctor George Tiller.
It profiles the four remaining doctors who perform late term abortions here in the US.
In the fell one of the doctor says that they've been out war since -- adding quote except there's only one side that's been fighting -- Shall we usually hear from the president on this anniversary what's the White House and -- -- the president said today that his administration continues to work toward minimizing the need for abortions.
While also adding that quote the government should not intrude on our most private family matters and that women should be free.
To make their own choices about their bodies and their health care -- OK Shannon thank you.
So what are your thoughts on the Roe vs.
Wade anniversary let me know on Twitter you can follow me.
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