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The daughter of a West Texas Methodist minister, Sarah Ragle Weddington in the late 1960s had an abortion in Mexico because she couldn’t do so legally in Texas. As an attorney, in 1973 Weddington successfully argued Roe vs. Wade before the U.S. Supreme Court. The court held that, except under certain conditions, states could not prohibit a woman from having an abortion during the first six months of pregnancy. Since then, despite attacks on the decision, Roe vs. Wade has stood the test of time. Weddington, who is included among the 30 Unforgettable Women in American History at the Women’s Museum in Dallas, teaches pre-law at the University of Texas at Austin and speaks on women’s issues and leadership.