The American conviction that all Muslims are fundamentalists has led to a misunderstanding of Muslim societies.
"Today is a win, but it is only the first step in what will undoubtedly be a long and difficult fight," said one pro-choice advocate.
Although one witness said the driver went "out of his way" to hit pro-choice protestors in the street, Cedar Rapids police declined to make an arrest.
As a queer kid, I struggled to understand what choice means. Now, as a parent, I see it as central to ensuring fundamental freedoms for all of us.
"This is a religious war,” says Baird of the intense push to make abortion illegal.“
Secular democracy, as in majority rule, is just as threatened by religious fanaticism as it is by looming dictatorship.
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.
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.