Obama May Reverse Abortion Policy Through Executive Order: CNN

02/19/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
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President-elect Barack Obama is considering issuing an executive order to reverse a controversial Bush administration abortion policy in his first week in office, three Democratic sources said Monday.

Obama's second full day as president falls on the 36th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the 1973 Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion in the United States.

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