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Sarah Weddington

You Know Roe V. Wade, but Do You Know the 26-year-old Lawyer Who Won the Case?

Sarah Weddington grew up in Abilene, Texas, the daughter of the minister. She completed high school in two years, then got a degree in English before... Read More »

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 ad... Read More »

Sarah Weddington, Alice Waters, and Jean Kilbourne Join MAKERS

Women who disagree with the status quo are easy to find, but those who act on their instincts, educate others, and fight to change rules are the women... Read More »