Would overturning abortion rights turn back clock to 1973?

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Would overturning abortion rights turn back clock to 1973?

FILE - In this Wednesday, April 26, 1989 file photo, Norma McCorvey, Jane Roe in the 1973 court case, left, and her attorney Gloria Allred hold hands as they leave the Supreme Court building in Washington after sitting in while the court listened to arguments in a Missouri abortion case. A wave of state abortion bans in 2019 has set off speculation: What would happen if Roe v. Wade, the ruling establishing abortion rights nationwide, were overturned? (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 21, 1996 file photo, Norma McCorvey, Jane Roe in the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, is embraced by The Rev. Robert L. Schenck of the National Clergy Council before she addresses a memorial service at Georgetown University in Washington. McCorvey, in town to join abortion opponents for their annual protest march, shocked abortion rights advocates in 1995 by announcing that she opposes the procedure. (AP Photo/Cameron Craig, File)
FILE - This Friday, May 17, 2019 file photo shows an examination/procedure room at the Jackson Women's Health Organization in Jackson, Miss. The facility is the state's only abortion clinic. Technology and science have given women unprecedented options and control over fertility since 1973. Back then, single women had only recently gained nationwide access to birth control, thanks to a 1972 Supreme Court ruling, said Dr. Sarah Prager, who directs the University of Washington School of Medicine's family planning fellowship. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
FILE - In this Jan. 22, 1981 file photo, several thousand marchers, protesting the 8-year-old Supreme Court decision permitting abortions, march down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington toward the U.S. Capitol building. There have been major shifts in anti-abortion tactics. Compared to the 1990s, there are fewer mass demonstrations and clinic blockades, and far more success passing anti-abortion laws in Republican-controlled state legislatures. In the five years preceding this year's sweeping bans, scores of other laws have been passed to restrict abortion access. (AP Photo/Herbert K. White)
FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 file photo, anti-abortion activists march outside the U.S. Supreme Court building, during the March for Life in Washington. The anti-abortion movement's clout in many state legislatures has now been amplified by Donald Trump's election as president after he promised to support the movement's key goals. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
FILE - In this Thursday, May 19, 2016 file photo, South Wind Women's Center executive director Julie Burkhart stands in the entryway of the Wichita, Kan. clinic which was once owned by slain Dr. George Tiller, pictured at left. Anti-abortion violence didn't erupt immediately after the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, but it has been a constant since the 1990s, when three abortion providers and three clinic employees were killed in attacks. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
FILE - In this Saturday, July 14, 2001 file photo, abortion-rights activist Karen Nicholls of Chicago, right, shields herself from anti-abortion leader Rev. Flip Benham, left, as Benham attempts to pray for Nicholls during a protest by the two groups , at a Wichita, Kan., abortion clinic. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, file)
FILE - In this Tuesday, May 21, 2019 file photo, women's rights advocates demonstrate in Philadelphia against recent abortion bans put forward in several state legislatures. There have been major shifts in anti-abortion tactics. Compared to the 1990s, there are fewer mass demonstrations and clinic blockades, and far more success passing anti-abortion laws in Republican-controlled state legislatures. In the five years preceding this year's sweeping bans, scores of other laws have been passed to restrict abortion access. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
FILE - In this Tuesday, May 21, 2019 file photo, August Mulvihill, of Norwalk, Iowa, center, holds a sign depicting a wire hanger during a rally to protest recent abortion bans put forward in several state legislatures at the Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Would overturning abortion rights turn back clock to 1973?

FILE - In this Wednesday, April 26, 1989 file photo, Norma McCorvey, Jane Roe in the 1973 court case, left, and her attorney Gloria Allred hold hands as they leave the Supreme Court building in Washington after sitting in while the court listened to arguments in a Missouri abortion case. A wave of state abortion bans in 2019 has set off speculation: What would happen if Roe v. Wade, the ruling establishing abortion rights nationwide, were overturned? (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 21, 1996 file photo, Norma McCorvey, Jane Roe in the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, is embraced by The Rev. Robert L. Schenck of the National Clergy Council before she addresses a memorial service at Georgetown University in Washington. McCorvey, in town to join abortion opponents for their annual protest march, shocked abortion rights advocates in 1995 by announcing that she opposes the procedure. (AP Photo/Cameron Craig, File)
FILE - This Friday, May 17, 2019 file photo shows an examination/procedure room at the Jackson Women's Health Organization in Jackson, Miss. The facility is the state's only abortion clinic. Technology and science have given women unprecedented options and control over fertility since 1973. Back then, single women had only recently gained nationwide access to birth control, thanks to a 1972 Supreme Court ruling, said Dr. Sarah Prager, who directs the University of Washington School of Medicine's family planning fellowship. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
FILE - In this Jan. 22, 1981 file photo, several thousand marchers, protesting the 8-year-old Supreme Court decision permitting abortions, march down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington toward the U.S. Capitol building. There have been major shifts in anti-abortion tactics. Compared to the 1990s, there are fewer mass demonstrations and clinic blockades, and far more success passing anti-abortion laws in Republican-controlled state legislatures. In the five years preceding this year's sweeping bans, scores of other laws have been passed to restrict abortion access. (AP Photo/Herbert K. White)
FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 file photo, anti-abortion activists march outside the U.S. Supreme Court building, during the March for Life in Washington. The anti-abortion movement's clout in many state legislatures has now been amplified by Donald Trump's election as president after he promised to support the movement's key goals. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
FILE - In this Thursday, May 19, 2016 file photo, South Wind Women's Center executive director Julie Burkhart stands in the entryway of the Wichita, Kan. clinic which was once owned by slain Dr. George Tiller, pictured at left. Anti-abortion violence didn't erupt immediately after the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, but it has been a constant since the 1990s, when three abortion providers and three clinic employees were killed in attacks. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
FILE - In this Saturday, July 14, 2001 file photo, abortion-rights activist Karen Nicholls of Chicago, right, shields herself from anti-abortion leader Rev. Flip Benham, left, as Benham attempts to pray for Nicholls during a protest by the two groups , at a Wichita, Kan., abortion clinic. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, file)
FILE - In this Tuesday, May 21, 2019 file photo, women's rights advocates demonstrate in Philadelphia against recent abortion bans put forward in several state legislatures. There have been major shifts in anti-abortion tactics. Compared to the 1990s, there are fewer mass demonstrations and clinic blockades, and far more success passing anti-abortion laws in Republican-controlled state legislatures. In the five years preceding this year's sweeping bans, scores of other laws have been passed to restrict abortion access. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
FILE - In this Tuesday, May 21, 2019 file photo, August Mulvihill, of Norwalk, Iowa, center, holds a sign depicting a wire hanger during a rally to protest recent abortion bans put forward in several state legislatures at the Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)