She Said It: Frederica Mathewes-Green

“Laws protecting the weak from the strong belong to the irreducible core of justice. To our great-grandchildren it will be obvious that this was the civil rights challenge of our time, and we will be judged for our response. If we are not moved when they’re killing children, nothing will ever move us.”

Frederica Mathewes-Green (photo courtesy

Frederica Mathewes-Green, quoted in The American Feminist (Summer 2003)

Author: Ellen Kolb

New Hampshire-based writer, activist, hiker.