Friday, December 2, 2022

Tag: Roe vs. Wade

Bill Baird’s battle for legalized abortion and Roe v. Wade

"This is a religious war,” says Baird of the intense push to make abortion illegal.“

The empire’s new clothes

But here’s the truth of our moment: the larger picture of American (in)justice has become far more damning than any case could be.

Draft overturning Roe v. Wade quotes infamous witch trial judge with...

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.

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

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.

‘This was not a surprise:’ How the pro-choice movement lost the...

Joshua Prager, author of “The Family Roe,” discusses the 50-year battle over abortion rights and the strategic decisions that led us here.

Will Roe v Wade be overturned, and what would this mean?...

What is this Mississippi challenge based on and could it eventually lead to the overturning of Roe v Wade?

Overturning Roe v. Wade isn’t just about abortion

It’s also about access to family planning services, contraception, sex education and much else—all of which have also been under threat in recent years.

Dark money & Barrett nomination: The link between big polluters &...

“My experience around politics is that when you find hypocrisy in the daylight, look for power in the shadows.”

‘I don’t believe it’s too extreme:’ Republicans hope to pass near-total...

Lawmakers have clearly stated that their goal is to get the topic in front of the Supreme Court, currently boasting a conservative majority, to legally overturn Roe V. Wade and outlaw abortion altogether.

Legislative low-lights: Abortion restrictions sweep through GOP-held legislatures

Here is a look at the anti-choice and anti-LGBTQ legislation as it works its way through state legislatures.

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Hype about Democrats passing the torch: Don’t get fooled again

While Pelosi quickly endorsed Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to replace her as leader, an overall closer look reveals a problematic record.

Blessings and curses of a losing Trump finale: A boon to Democrats could hurt...

It’s not clear whether benighted, garden-variety Republicanism (or Democratism) is a better stimulant for Progressive politics vs. another vapid, sensationalized, chaotic Trump circus stunt.

As corporations enjoy record-high profits, experts urge Congress to ‘rein them in’

"Instead of raising interest rates and slowing the economy toward a recession, Congress and Biden should be taking aim at corporate price gouging."

Populist climate action requires thinking about freedom from specific oppressors—not just species survival

The climate crisis is a form of oppression by a wealthy few.

San Francisco approves police deployment of potentially lethal, remote-controlled robots

“Robots will only be used as a deadly force option when [the] risk of loss of life to members of the public or officers is imminent and outweighs any other force option available to SFPD.”