@ASoulAFire @JaniceOCG @handmaidsdaily @nytimes provided this 40-minute video of the #J6 “Day of Rage,” so we can remind ourselves of the horror. Americans have short memories and it seems many humans need to repress violence. This is something we should not forget.
“And for those whites who fold up like a cheap tent in the face of pressure, it is hard to conjure sympathy. Giving up at the first sign of trouble is most assuredly not what allyship looks like.”
“The real damage lies in its bolstering of Trump’s dangerous message.”
Add your voice to a new discussion series on the possibility of America as a failed state that devolves into tyranny – If America Fails?: The Coming Tyranny – Coming this Fall, 2021.
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.
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.
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
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.
“A Texas ban on abortions after six weeks of pregnancy took effect on Wednesday after the U.S. Supreme Court did not act on a request by abortion rights groups to block the law, which would prohibit the vast majority of abortions in the state…Abortion providers worked until almost the midnight deadline, when the court’s inactionContinue reading ““Texas’s near-total abortion ban takes effect after Supreme Court inaction,” by Andrew Chung and Gabriella Borter”
State-by-state American rights are being restricted. Consider this news shared by The Guardian: “Most extreme abortion law in US takes effect in Texas,” by Mary Tuma.