• Jai Kasera

How the Roe vs. Wade Supreme Court Decision Forever Impacted Republican and Democratic Strategies


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The contrast of ideas between the Democrats and the Republicans was intensified after the Roe vs. Wade supreme court decision in 1973. The supreme court ruled that abortion would be allowed in during the first trimester of a woman's pregnancy. The Democrats supported this decision, and since then have included this decision in their elections and opinions. The Republicans, on the other hand, were appalled by this decision, showing their conservative mindset. This ruling was a landmark in a further separation between the two parties and the people who voted for the different parties. After this ruling, women have had a higher tendency to vote for Democrats as the Democrats supported the decision, while religious denominations who did not support women's rights voted more for Republicans.