A Question of Choice Author:Sarah Weddington The inspiring story of how one woman changed history and of her struggle to preserve the changes she won! — In the early 1970's, a small-town Texas minister's daughter just out of law school joined forces with Austin activists to try to overturn her states restrictive abortion laws. She ultimately argued her case, Roe vs Wade, before the ... more »Supreme Court, winning a landmark decision guaranteeing American women the constitutional right of privacy and the legal choice of abortion.
Now comes the inside story of how a dedicated young lawyer in her early twenties won one of the most influential cases of our time--from the quiet struggle for abortion rights leading up to the case to the thrill of her decisive victory. Here, too, is the backlash against women's hard won freedoms in the case's stormy aftermath--a battle that is now more than ever at the center of the nation's political life, as the fate of those freedoms moves from the courts to the voting booths.
A moving story of a woman's triumph, a vivid evocation of a struggle that swept the nation, a timely guide to one of the most widely discussed issues of our day, and an impassioned call for action--delivered by the author in her up-to-date Afterword, a stirring action plan for every listener--A Question of Choice is inspirational listening for anyone who cherishes our constitutional rights and values the importance of each individual's efforts to ensure their preservation.« less