Roe Vs Wade (1989)

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Made-for-television film based on the true story of Ellen Russell, who, under the name of Jane Roe filed a suit against Texas to allow abortion. The old state law remains in force under appeal, and she has no choice but to have her baby and give it up fof adoption. The following year, however, the Supreme Court announces it will hear the case, and suddenly a little-known Texas lawsuit is turned into a national issue.

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