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LINK Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, ending right to abortion upheld for decades : NPR

The U.S. Supreme Court officially reversed Roe v. Wade on Friday, declaring that the constitutional right to abortion upheld for nearly a half century, no longer exists.

Writing for the court majority, Justice Samuel Alito said that the 1973 Roe ruling and repeated subsequent high court decisions reaffirming Roe "must be overruled" because they were "egregiously wrong," the arguments "exceptionally weak" and so "damaging" that they amounted to "an abuse of judicial authority."

The decision, most of which was leaked in early May, means that abortion rights will be rolled back in nearly half of the states immediately, with more restrictions likely to follow. For all practical purposes, abortion will not be available in large swaths of the country. The decision may well mean too that the court itself, as well as the abortion question, will become a focal point in the upcoming fall elections and in the fall and thereafter.

snytiger6 9 June 24

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Welcome to the Evil of Catholicism.


The fascist Christian Nationalists have been maneuvering this day for decades now. Not just on the Federal level, but in the states as well. Trump was the culmination of their effort, a far Right, Catholic Supreme Court majority, willing to overturn decades of human rights decisions! This is just the beginning. Separation of church and state, gay marriage, inter racial marriage, sexual equality, Title IX, voting rights will all be on the chopping block, thanks to Right Wing majority state legislatures. Hell, I would not be surprised to see the emancipation proclamation come before them at this point. With the gerrymandered and election laws being passed in so many states, digging out of this quagmire will, if at al possible, take decades! History is a series of small advances and severe reversals for progressives. Advanced cultures being destroyed by mongrel hoards is a human tradition that is unlikely to change. Our brief moment in the sun may be coming to its conclusion.


Those that helped give us Trump are now seeing the consequences. The Handmaid's Tale is here now.

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