Lilly Ledbetter just wanted what was fair — to earn the same pay as her male co-workers for the same work. She took on Goodyear, her employer in Alabama, and her case went to the Supreme Court. Her years-long battle ends in triumph Thursday with a fair pay act named in her honor in the USA.
A remarkable story, especially in a country which prides itself on fairness and justice - as ex president George W preached to the world.
Read the full story [from AP] in NPR's web site. Quite extraordinarily, most Republicans voted against the measure - in 2009 and facing re-election next year!