Family Demonstrating in Support of Abortion Rights

Adelle Thomas, 67 (L), her daughter, Marie Higgins, 47 (center), and her daughter, Catherine Starr, 17 (R), join in the picket line in 1972 in St. Louis. The pickets were protesting Mayor John Poelker’s refusal to allow city hospitals to perform abortions, despite two court rulings outlawing Missouri’s anti-abortion laws. (Getty Images)

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