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The 40-year war

<p>A small group of pro-life advocates gather on the 40th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision, at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in suburban Hillside, west of Chicago, January 22, 2013.

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A small group of pro-life advocates gather on the 40th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision, at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in suburban Hillside, west of Chicago, January 22, 2013. REUTERS/Jeff Haynes

A small group of pro-life advocates gather on the 40th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision, at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in suburban Hillside, west of Chicago, January 22, 2013. REUTERS/Jeff Haynes

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<p>Reiko Redmonde (L) and Margo Heighas wear chains during a pro-abortion rally at City Hall in San Francisco, January 22, 2013. 

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Reiko Redmonde (L) and Margo Heighas wear chains during a pro-abortion rally at City Hall in San Francisco, January 22, 2013. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

Reiko Redmonde (L) and Margo Heighas wear chains during a pro-abortion rally at City Hall in San Francisco, January 22, 2013. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

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<p>United States Capitol Police arrest and drag Rives Grogan, who shouted anti-abortion slogans from the visitors gallery at the Senate chambers, down the hallway of the basement at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, December 28, 2012. REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert </p>

United States Capitol Police arrest and drag Rives Grogan, who shouted anti-abortion slogans from the visitors gallery at the Senate chambers, down the hallway of the basement at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, December 28, 2012. REUTERS/Mary F....more

United States Capitol Police arrest and drag Rives Grogan, who shouted anti-abortion slogans from the visitors gallery at the Senate chambers, down the hallway of the basement at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, December 28, 2012. REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert

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<p>A Right to Life activist draped in a red sash takes part a "die-in" to represent the alleged 55 million children who have died from abortions in the U.S. during a protest at the White House in Washington, January 23, 2012. 

REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque </p>

A Right to Life activist draped in a red sash takes part a "die-in" to represent the alleged 55 million children who have died from abortions in the U.S. during a protest at the White House in Washington, January 23, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque more

A Right to Life activist draped in a red sash takes part a "die-in" to represent the alleged 55 million children who have died from abortions in the U.S. during a protest at the White House in Washington, January 23, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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<p>Pro-life protesters walk during their annual March for Life in Washington, January 24, 2011.

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Pro-life protesters walk during their annual March for Life in Washington, January 24, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Reed

Pro-life protesters walk during their annual March for Life in Washington, January 24, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Reed

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<p>A police officer watches pro-life and pro-choice supporters demonstrating to mark the anniversary of the Supreme Court's 1973 Roe v. Wade abortion decision in Washington, January 24, 2011. 

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A police officer watches pro-life and pro-choice supporters demonstrating to mark the anniversary of the Supreme Court's 1973 Roe v. Wade abortion decision in Washington, January 24, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Young

A police officer watches pro-life and pro-choice supporters demonstrating to mark the anniversary of the Supreme Court's 1973 Roe v. Wade abortion decision in Washington, January 24, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Young

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<p>A pro-life protester carries a crucifix in front of the U.S. Capitol Building on the Washington Mall during the annual March for Life, January 24, 2011. 

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A pro-life protester carries a crucifix in front of the U.S. Capitol Building on the Washington Mall during the annual March for Life, January 24, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Reed

A pro-life protester carries a crucifix in front of the U.S. Capitol Building on the Washington Mall during the annual March for Life, January 24, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Reed

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<p>Pro-life demonstrators pray outside the Supreme Court during U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts' investiture in Washington, October 3, 2005.

REUTERS/Jason Reed</p>

Pro-life demonstrators pray outside the Supreme Court during U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts' investiture in Washington, October 3, 2005. REUTERS/Jason Reed

Pro-life demonstrators pray outside the Supreme Court during U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts' investiture in Washington, October 3, 2005. REUTERS/Jason Reed

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<p>An abortion supporter stands in front of anti-abortion protesters as the U.S. Supreme Court heard its first abortion case in five years in Washington, November 30, 2005. 

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An abortion supporter stands in front of anti-abortion protesters as the U.S. Supreme Court heard its first abortion case in five years in Washington, November 30, 2005. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

An abortion supporter stands in front of anti-abortion protesters as the U.S. Supreme Court heard its first abortion case in five years in Washington, November 30, 2005. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

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<p>A woman holds a sign outside the Supreme Court during the March for Life Fund's 37th annual march marking the anniversary of the Supreme Court's 1973 Roe v. Wade abortion decision in Washington, January 22, 2010. REUTERS/Molly Riley </p>

A woman holds a sign outside the Supreme Court during the March for Life Fund's 37th annual march marking the anniversary of the Supreme Court's 1973 Roe v. Wade abortion decision in Washington, January 22, 2010. REUTERS/Molly Riley

A woman holds a sign outside the Supreme Court during the March for Life Fund's 37th annual march marking the anniversary of the Supreme Court's 1973 Roe v. Wade abortion decision in Washington, January 22, 2010. REUTERS/Molly Riley

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<p>A pro-life activist holds a doll and banner while advocating his stance on abortion near the site of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, September 4, 2012. 

REUTERS/Adrees Latif </p>

A pro-life activist holds a doll and banner while advocating his stance on abortion near the site of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, September 4, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A pro-life activist holds a doll and banner while advocating his stance on abortion near the site of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, September 4, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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<p>Anti-abortion demonstrators take part a die-in to represent the alleged 55 million children who have allegedly died from abortions in the U.S. during a protest at the White House, January 23, 2012. 

 REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque </p>

Anti-abortion demonstrators take part a die-in to represent the alleged 55 million children who have allegedly died from abortions in the U.S. during a protest at the White House, January 23, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Anti-abortion demonstrators take part a die-in to represent the alleged 55 million children who have allegedly died from abortions in the U.S. during a protest at the White House, January 23, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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<p>With the word life on her hat, 10 year-old Mary Reynolds of West Greenwich, Rhode Island, takes part in a die-in to represent the alleged 55 million children who have died from abortions in the U.S. during a protest at the White House, January 23, 2012. 

REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque </p>

With the word life on her hat, 10 year-old Mary Reynolds of West Greenwich, Rhode Island, takes part in a die-in to represent the alleged 55 million children who have died from abortions in the U.S. during a protest at the White House, January 23,...more

With the word life on her hat, 10 year-old Mary Reynolds of West Greenwich, Rhode Island, takes part in a die-in to represent the alleged 55 million children who have died from abortions in the U.S. during a protest at the White House, January 23, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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<p>President Obama is interrupted by an anti-abortion protester as he speaks at a campaign event at Fifth Third Arena at the University of Cincinnati, November 4, 2012. Police carried the man away in handcuffs. REUTERS/Larry Downing</p>

President Obama is interrupted by an anti-abortion protester as he speaks at a campaign event at Fifth Third Arena at the University of Cincinnati, November 4, 2012. Police carried the man away in handcuffs. REUTERS/Larry Downing

President Obama is interrupted by an anti-abortion protester as he speaks at a campaign event at Fifth Third Arena at the University of Cincinnati, November 4, 2012. Police carried the man away in handcuffs. REUTERS/Larry Downing

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<p>Replicas of human fetuses are pictured in a display with literature and fund-raising materials at the "Vote Yes For Life" anti-abortion campaign headquarters in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, October 5, 2006. 

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Replicas of human fetuses are pictured in a display with literature and fund-raising materials at the "Vote Yes For Life" anti-abortion campaign headquarters in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, October 5, 2006. REUTERS/Carey Gillam

Replicas of human fetuses are pictured in a display with literature and fund-raising materials at the "Vote Yes For Life" anti-abortion campaign headquarters in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, October 5, 2006. REUTERS/Carey Gillam

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<p>Pro-Life supporters before marching towards the Supreme Court during the 32nd annual March For Life protest, against the Supreme Court's decision in the Roe v. Wade abortion rights decision, in Washington, January 24, 2005. 
REUTERS/Larry Downing </p>

Pro-Life supporters before marching towards the Supreme Court during the 32nd annual March For Life protest, against the Supreme Court's decision in the Roe v. Wade abortion rights decision, in Washington, January 24, 2005. REUTERS/Larry Downing more

Pro-Life supporters before marching towards the Supreme Court during the 32nd annual March For Life protest, against the Supreme Court's decision in the Roe v. Wade abortion rights decision, in Washington, January 24, 2005. REUTERS/Larry Downing

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<p>With the Capitol in the background, thousands of pro-choice supporters take part in the March For Women's Lives on the Mall in Washington, April 25, 2004. 

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With the Capitol in the background, thousands of pro-choice supporters take part in the March For Women's Lives on the Mall in Washington, April 25, 2004. REUTERS/File

With the Capitol in the background, thousands of pro-choice supporters take part in the March For Women's Lives on the Mall in Washington, April 25, 2004. REUTERS/File

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<p>Anti-abortion demonstrators take part in the March for Life in Washington, January 23, 2012. 

REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque</p>

Anti-abortion demonstrators take part in the March for Life in Washington, January 23, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Anti-abortion demonstrators take part in the March for Life in Washington, January 23, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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<p>Anti-abortion demonstrators take part in the "March for Life" in Washington, January 23, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque </p>

Anti-abortion demonstrators take part in the "March for Life" in Washington, January 23, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Anti-abortion demonstrators take part in the "March for Life" in Washington, January 23, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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<p>Pro and anti-abortion protestors argue during a march for women's rights, in Washington, April 25, 2004. 

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Pro and anti-abortion protestors argue during a march for women's rights, in Washington, April 25, 2004. REUTERS/File

Pro and anti-abortion protestors argue during a march for women's rights, in Washington, April 25, 2004. REUTERS/File

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<p>Pro-life and pro-choice supporters square off in an argument during a demonstration marking the anniversary of the Supreme Court's 1973 Roe v. Wade abortion decision in Washington, January 24, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Young </p>

Pro-life and pro-choice supporters square off in an argument during a demonstration marking the anniversary of the Supreme Court's 1973 Roe v. Wade abortion decision in Washington, January 24, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Young

Pro-life and pro-choice supporters square off in an argument during a demonstration marking the anniversary of the Supreme Court's 1973 Roe v. Wade abortion decision in Washington, January 24, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Young

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