VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT: SARAH WEDDINGTONadmin2022-01-15T08:31:28-05:00
THE VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT
Sarah Catherine Ragle Weddington
February 5, 1945 – December 26, 2021
“The truth is we changed the world, but we need you to help keep those changes.” – Sarah Weddington to the younger generation
Attorney, law professor and member of the Texas House of Representatives. Represented “Jane Roe” in the landmark Roe v. Wade case before the United States Supreme Court in 1971. Assistant to President Jimmy Carter. Founder of the Weddington Center.
Photo 1. Sarah Weddington in her Austin office preparing for the Roe v. Wade argument before the U.S. Supreme Court in 1971. Photo 2.Roe v. Wade signed by Sarah Weddington and the Justices of the US Supreme Court, 1973.