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Exploring the history of abortion in the United States

Clip: 05/06/2022 | 8m 35s | Video has closed captioning.

In the leaked Supreme Court draft opinion striking down Roe v. Wade, Justice Samuel Alito writes that the nation has had an “unbroken tradition” of criminalizing abortion. But as John Yang reports, the history is much more complicated.

Aired: 05/06/22

Rating: NR

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