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Abortion opponents march in front of the Supreme Court in Washington Monday Jan. 22, 1996 during their 23rd annual march against the court's decision to legalize abortion. The group used this year's protest to urge President Clinton to sign legislation limiting a woman's right to abortion. (AP Photo/Doug Mills)

Roe v. Wade

Prayers, marches and protests kicked off in Washington on Jan. 22 to mark the 40th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion, even as battles over the issue have largely shifted from the federal courts to statehouses.