Roe vs. Wade

January 22, 2023 is the 50th anniversary of the tragic Roe vs. Wade decision (and its companion case, Doe vs. Bolton), which together ushered in abortion on demand in our country. Since then, over 62 million children have been killed by abortion, with untold devastation brought upon their families and the nation.

This page will equip you to better understand the decision, how it came about, how weak its legal, medical and historical rationale is, how the Court has weakened it over the years, and what you can do to help reverse it.


SCOTUS hears Mississippi abortion case: ‘This is big’

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Newsmax: Pro-Life Conservatives Hail Court Revisiting Roe v Wade

The Roe v. Wade movie featuring Evangelist Alveda King

The Priests for Life team has helped create and promote the new Roe v. Wade movie, produced by Nick Loeb and featuring an all-star cast. Evangelist Alveda King, who leads Civil Rights for the Unborn for Priests for Life, is an Executive Producer. Janet Morana and Fr. Frank Pavone provided input to the production team. The film, with a release of April 2, 2021, shows people how the case came about, and how it was manipulated by the pro-abortion forces.

Dr. Bernard Nathanson

Learn more about Dr. Bernard Nathanson, who was an abortionist, and a key player in the strategy that led to Roe vs. Wade and launched the abortion industry in America. Pictured here with pro-life leader Joseph Scheidler, Dr. Nathanson eventually became pro-life, converted to Catholicism, and became a bioethicist. Fr. Frank Pavone and Janet Morana knew him and he strongly supported the work of Priests for Life..

A Priests for Life Interview with Dr. Bernard Nathanson

Norma McCorvey, Fr. Frank Pavone and Janet Morana

Who was Norma McCorvey? 

Pictured here with Fr. Frank Pavone and Janet Morana of Priests for Life, Norma McCorvey was a dear friend. She was also the petitioner in the Roe vs. Wade case. She eventually became pro-life, and Fr. Frank received her into the Catholic Church. As you learn about the Roe case, you’ll find out that Norma lied and was manipulated to bring it about, and that she spent the latter part of her life praying and working to reverse the Roe vs. Wade decision.

Articles related to Roe vs. Wade by Fr. Frank and Priests for Life

Fr. Frank Pavone: Roe vs. Wade - A New Form of Government [Audio] [Transcript]

Roe's Companion by Fr. Frank Pavone

We don’t know Roe by Fr. Frank Pavone: 

Roe can fall by Fr. Frank Pavone

Related Op-eds from the Priests for Life team

The Fake and Deceptive Science Behind Roe V. Wade: Settled Law? vs. Settled Science? by Thomas Hilgers, M.D.

Order the book and see a video about the science of the unborn child.

Janet Morana, Executive Director of Priests for Life, interviews Dr. Hilgers about his book on the Just Ask Janet show.

Dr. Bernard Nathanson, architect of the abortion industry, wrote three books that chronicle what he did to “uncage the abortion monster,” and then how he converted.

The Hand of God; Abortion America and The Abortion Papers


Subverted: How I helped the Sexual Revolution Hijack the Women’s Movement

After a nudge given by Fr. Frank Pavone of Priests for Life, Sue Ellen Browder decided she could make a key contribution to helping people understand the history of abortion in America by writing this book.

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