Sarah Weddington's Arguments Against Abortion

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Roe wanted to terminate her pregnancy through abortion which was prohibited in the state of Texas unless it was to save the life of the pregnant woman. She challenged the law with her attorney Sarah Weddington, used the constitution to make strong argument for her client against the state of Texas concerning abortion. This case went all the way to the Supreme Court where the arguments for each side were heard twice. Weddington, Roe attorney not being strong in her first argument came back in the second argument with a big finish and made history.

The Supreme Court upheld that the right to abortion was within a woman’s privacy rights which are protected by the Fourteen Amendment. This alone changed American’s lives in a huge way over 46 states

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