The eldest daughter of the woman who first brought the Rose v. Wade case to the Supreme Court said her mother was saddened by the reversal of thedecision. rice field. last week.
"My mother would have been devastated," Melissa Mills, daughter of Norma McCorby, also known as Jane Law, told CNN. "Now it's hard to believe that her grandson doesn't have the same rights that she fought less than 50 years ago."
Mills said on Friday that the Supreme Court Roe v. She said she was surprised after learning that she had overthrown Wade significantly.
"I couldn't believe it," she said. "I knew it was coming, but it was too realistic that it actually happened."
McCorby died of heart failure in 2017 at the age of 69.
She became pregnant with her third child and was unable to abort due to Texas law at the time. McCorby filed an anonymous lawsuit, andshe won a groundbreaking victory over the right to abortion.
McCorby eventually became an evangelical Christian, and she later opposed the end of her pregnancy. However, in her 2020 documentary, she later claimed to have changed her position because of her financial support.
Brianna Kayler, the host of "New Day," asked her daughter what her main concerns would be in the future.
"As women, we have to take care of ourselves, and sometimes so ourselves. You have to take care of yourself, and that should be our decision, no one else decides, "she said. "No one is a man in particular."
Despite last week's reversal, Mills embraces her deceased mother, who appreciates her fighting Pro Choice. I said there is.
"It wasn't just me," she said. "She helped every woman."