10 Things You Can Do 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…
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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….
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…