Date June 24, 2022 The majority Republican appointed US Supreme Court (SCOTUS) today reversed Roe v. Wade, the 49 year old precedent that made abortion legal. This means that because of their decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health, abortion will immediately be illegal in certain states, possibly illegal in others, and safe in some…
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10 Things to Protect Reproductive Rights
10 Things to Protect Reproductive Rights, Stop Kavanaugh Dozens of pieces have thoughtfully itemized how Brett Kavanaugh, Trump’s Supreme Court pick, will destroy abortion rights, gut religious freedom, and send us back to the pre-civil rights dark ages. But Kavanaugh’s approval is not a foregone conclusion. Even Mitch McConnell cautioned the president that the large…
Could Neil Gorsuch and the Supreme Court Kill Casual Sex?
This week’s swearing-in of Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch has raised concerns among pro-choice activists. Any of the many state-level abortion restrictions could make their way to the Supreme Court. This, in turn, could spell the end of Roe vs. Wade. Gorsuch replaced a conservative justice. This means the technical balance of the Court hasn’t shifted….
Fighting Back Against Trump: 5 Things You Can Do Now
A Trump presidency is looking more and more like a depressing reality, in spite of fantasies of faithless electors or successful recounts. Reproductive rights activists are right to worry about the looming specter of an anti-choice authoritarian president. But the battle isn’t over yet. Though two Supreme Court nominees could overturn Roe vs. Wade, choice activists still…