Read “Policing the Womb: Invisible Women and the Criminalization of Motherhood,” by Michele Goodwin

@JaniceOCG See #PolicingheWomb by @michelebgoodwin & @CambridgeUP for ways in which Black women’s bodies are criminalized. Watch Thurs., 8 pm ET, to 4/7/22, “If America Fails?: The Coming Tyranny” on TWN.

“Patriarchal Terrorism” – The Same Old Tricks: Reflections from the Gaslit Nation Podcast Episode, “FURY”

@ASoulAFire @JaniceOCG @CmderWaterford This editorial by @andreachalupa & talk by @sarahkendzior, both of @gaslitnation, describes the “patriarchal terrorism” we are witnessing from lens of #TexasAbortionBan. Join Thursdays, 8 pm ET, from 1/13/22, “If America Fails?: The Coming Tyranny.”

Video of Paxton Smith’s Speech

@ASoulAFire @JaniceOCG Audio version of @TexasQBElite (Paxton Smith), a HS grad in Dallas, TX, who spoke up recently for abortion rights, by @NPR. Join Thursdays, 8 pm ET, from 1/13/22, “If America Fails?: The Coming Tyranny.”

“Equal Rights May Ring Hollow”: The Precarious State of Abortion Rights

@ASoulAFire @JaniceOCG #MindyRoseman & @Rrebouche wrote this article on #AbortionRights for @MsMagazine which informs us on the breadth of the issue. Check it out. Pass the #WomensHealthProtectionAct now!

The Past Greets the Present: Melissa Harris-Perry and Her Mom Chat About Women’s Reproductive Rights

The past and present provide keys to maintaining freedoms, and shows like “The Handmaid’s Tale” offer a window to the realities of human cruelty. We must challenge ourselves to keep our eyes open, even when we’d rather look away.

“Supreme Court allows Texas’ 6-week abortion ban to take effect,” by Alice Miranda Ollstein

Even when we are exhausted, “the struggles continues.” We must find the strength and energy to protect ourselves from the Right-wing barrage of hits on our human and civil rights.

“What The Texas Abortion Ban Does — And What It Means For Other States,” by Sarah McCammon

Amy Coney Barrett on the SCOTUS, like the dystopian character Serena Joy Waterford in “The Handmaid’s Tale,” is positioned to exert great influence in the lives of ALL women (and others). What is her vision? Check out this article for a feel of what’s happening in America today: “What The Texas Abortion Ban Does — And What It Means For Other States,” by Sarah McCammon

“Texas Just Outlawed Abortion as We Knew It,” by Molly Jong-Fast

Attempts to control women’s bodies and lives reflect disturbing values, belief and culture. That’s one perspective! Look at what conservatives are up to now in “Texas Just Outlawed Abortion as We Knew It,” by Molly Jong-Fast.