Sarah Weddington Remembers Arguing Roe v. Wade to the Supreme Court

"For me and the countless women who put their lives at risk to control their own destinies, the world changed in 1973 when Roe v. Wade became the law of the land."

a question of choice, a roe v wade memoir

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A Question of Choice

By Sarah Weddington and Cecile Richards

weddington and coffee, lawyers who tried roe v. wade
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  • Sarah Weddington (left) and Linda Coffee (right), the two attorneys who represented Norma McCorvey as Jane Roe in the landmark 1973 case.

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  • Norma McCorvey (left), aka Jane Roe, with her attorney Gloria Allred on the steps of the Supreme Court in 1989. Credit: Lorie Shaull.

    Photo Credit: Lorie Shaull

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a question of choice, a roe v wade memoir

A Question of Choice

By Sarah Weddington