“If they come for me in the morning, they will come for you in the night.”–Angela Davis
You’re probably getting tired of me posting about abortion rights. I understand. Maybe it doesn’t affect you personally. Why should you care? Or maybe you believe there’s not much we can do about it…or someone else will deal with it.
I know. I get it. We’re tired. Worn out. Exhausted.
What if that’s the plan…the strategy behind the war on open society being waged by the Right? To wear us down.
What if we need to learn “to rest if we must” and keep on moving? What if we need to learn to “work smarter?” You know things could get so much worse than they are today. You don’t want that for yourself, your family, your loved ones or the world. Neither do I. — LMO
“The Supreme Court early Wednesday let a Texas state law take effect that allows private citizens to sue to uphold a ban on the procedure after six weeks of pregnancy, potentially creating a new template for states to impose strict restrictions on the procedure…The court’s decision to not act on an emergency petition from Texas abortion clinics comes as the justices prepare to more broadly reconsider the right to an abortion it established almost 50 years ago. In May, justices agreed to review Mississippi’s ban on the procedure after 15 weeks of pregnancy — a direct challenge to Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 decision that legalized abortion nationwide. Those arguments are expected later this year, with a ruling in 2022….’This is a de facto overturning of Roe before the Supreme Court has time to hear the Mississippi case,’ said Planned Parenthood President Alexis McGill Johnson. ‘And Texas will now go back to being a pre-Roe state, turning the clock back 50 years.'”