A controversial documentary airs Friday May 22 on FX titled AKA Jane Roe in which Norma McCorvey—the “Jane Roe” from the infamous Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade—makes a shocking deathbed confession. According to The Daily Beast, in the documentary, the troubled McCorvey, who died in 2017, “admits that her later turn to the anti-abortion camp as a born-again Christian was ‘all an act.’” The leftist Daily Beast reports other documentary highlights that are sending thrills up the legs of human slaughter advocates everywhere, including the claim that McCorvey was paid by pro-life leaders to be a quisling to her true anti-life beliefs and coached by them. But can McCorvey be believed? And what does her past involvement with anti-life leftists reveal about both her and them?
A 2013 profile of the deeply wounded McCorvey in Vanity Fair outlines a few of the huge lies McCorvey told over the course of her troubled life. McCorvey was—to borrow a literary term—an unstable narrator. Put more bluntly, she was an inveterate liar.
According to Vanity Fair, many of McCorvey’s claims have been either disputed or been proven false. Her claims include the following: