Associated Press

Associated Press

Norma McCorvey (L) formally known as "Jane Roe", as she holds a pro-choice sign with former attorney Gloria Allred (R) in front of the US Supreme Court building April 26, 1989.

Norma McCorvey, 'Jane Roe' in 'Roe v Wade' Case, Dies at 69

Norma McCorvey, whose legal challenge under the pseudonym "Jane Roe" led to the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark decision that legalized abortion but who later became an outspoken opponent of the procedure, died Saturday. She was 69.

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