Beal v. Doe
Significance, Title Xix, Medicaid, And Pennsylvania, A Question Of Statutory Construction, Dissent: Forcing Poor Women To Have Children
Beal, Secretary, Department of Public Welfare of Pennsylvania, et al.
That Title XIX of the Social Security Act, a statute governing the federal Medicaid program, did not require states participating in that program to provide financial assistance for non-therapeutic abortions--i.e., abortions that are not deemed medically necessary.
Chief Lawyer for Petitioner
Norman J. Watkins
Chief Lawyer for Respondent
Judd F. Crosby
Justices for the Court
Warren E. Burger, Lewis F. Powell, Jr. (writing for the Court), William H. Rehnquist, John Paul Stevens, Potter Stewart, Byron R. White
Harry A. Blackmun, William J. Brennan, Jr., Thurgood Marshall
Date of Decision
20 June 1977
That Title XIX neither required states to fund non-therapeutic abortions nor prevented them from doing so.
- Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 (1973).
- Doe v. Bolton, 410 U.S. 179 (1973).
- Bellotti v. Baird, 428 U.S. 132 (1976).
- Maher v. Roe, 432 U.S. 464 (1977).
- Poelker v. Doe, 432 U.S. 519 (1977).
- Harris v. McRae, 448 U.S. 297 (1980).
- Akron v. Akron Center for Reproductive Health, 462 U.S. 416 (1983).
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