Federal Court Decisions

United States Supreme Court Decisions:

Gonzales v. Carhart, 550 U.S. 124 (2007) (upholding the Partial Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003).

Harris v. McRae, 448 U.S 297 (1980) (upholding Hyde Amendment and holding Medicaid is not required to fund abortions).

Planned Parenthood of Se. Pa. v. Casey, 505 U.S. 833 (1992) (upholding a provision requiring a minor to obtain parental consent or judicial authorization in order to obtain an abortion).

Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 (1973) (holding that the right to privacy, founded in the Fourteenth Amendment’s concept of personal liberty and restrictions upon state action, is broad enough to encompass a woman’s decision whether or not to terminate her pregnancy)