Operation Rescue, founded in 1986, became known as one of the most militant groups opposing a woman’s right to abortion as established in the 1973 Supreme Court case Roe vs. Wade.
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Yellin, Eric. Dictionary of American History. Edited by Stanley I. Kutler. 3rd ed. Vol. 6. New York: Gale, 2003.