Friday, May 20, 2022

Media shocked by the leak, not the opinion

The essential story journalists need to be telling now is the story of the further concrete consequences the decision would have on millions of people’s lives throughout the country.

Draft overturning Roe v. Wade quotes infamous witch trial judge with long-discredited ideas on...

Justice Alito’s leaked opinion cites Sir Matthew Hale, a 17th-century jurist whose writings and reasonings have caused enduring damage to women for hundreds of years.

Yes, protest can influence the Supreme Court

Time and again, history has shown that the Supreme Court does, in fact, respond to the court of public opinion.

Occupied bodies: How SCOTUS’ repeal of Roe and the Israeli Supreme Court’s expulsion of...

It is possible that a majority of American women will have fewer rights over their own bodies than the Muslim women living in 29 M.

The end of Roe v. Wade would likely embolden global anti-abortion activists and politicians

If the US Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade this year, it will mean the end of a decision that has survived 49 years worth of hostile legal challenges.

Who is more advanced? 29 Muslim-majority states will have more liberal abortion laws than...

Only 18 of 47 Muslim-majority countries have abortion laws today as restrictive as that in Texas...which is the model for a raft of laws to be enacted as soon as Roe is struck down.

How activists can fight through doom and gloom to be more effective

When the biggest changes seem impossible, activists can still take important steps to empower themselves and build for long-term success.

‘This was not a surprise:’ How the pro-choice movement lost the battle for Roe

Joshua Prager, author of “The Family Roe,” discusses the 50-year battle over abortion rights and the strategic decisions that led us here.
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Retired NYPD cop convicted of assaulting police officer during Capitol riots

The charge of assaulting, resisting, or impeding officers with a dangerous weapon carries a statutory maximum of 20 years in federal prison.

‘Five-alarm fire’: Anger, resolve as thousands rally nationwide for reproductive rights

"Beyond protests, we will need mass meetings to plan next steps for the movement including direct action and even strikes."