As "roe V. Wade" Turns 40, Most Oppose Reversing Abortion Ruling

(Reuters) - Most Americans remain opposed to overturning the controversial U.S. Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade, which 40 years ago legalized abortion at least in the first three months of pregnancy, according to a poll released Wednesday.

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