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Darrah DiGiorgio Johnson

DiGiorgio Johnson is president & CEO of Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest.

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Jan. 22 marked the 42nd anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision legalizing early abortion in the United States. We’ve come a long way from the days when illegal abortion was a leading cause of injury and death among women in our nation.

In January 1973, the Supreme Court ruled that the right to privacy in the U.S. Constitution protects the right of a woman to choose whether to continue a pregnancy to term or to have an abortion.

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