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Sarah Weddington

Who Was the Attorney Behind Roe v. Wade?

  When Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Burger, said “Ms. Weddington, you may proceed whenever you are ready,” Sarah Weddington stood to address the Court, and her nerves washed away. Just 26 years old, Weddington went on to successfully argue the landmark case, Roe v. Wade.   Read More »

Sarah Weddington, Alice Waters, and Jean Kilbourne Join MAKERS

This week we’re featuring three women who took a stand against a cultural norm to show that change is always possible. Read More »