Green Party: Leaked Roe v. Wade Decision Could Mean Massive Danger to Reproductive Healthcare

The Green Party of the United States has expressed alarm and calls to organize for the right to safe, legal and confidential access to abortions, following reports of a leaked draft Supreme Court majority opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade.

“This is an extremely disturbing decision from the Supreme Court,” said Green Party National Women’s Caucus Spokesperson Holly Hart.… Read more ...

Joel Schlosberg: Abortion, Out of the Political Trap

Whether or not Roe v. Wade is overturned, it will be headed the way of the Kansas-Nebraska Act.

The Supreme Court decision establishing a broad decriminalization of abortion throughout the United States has been unusually resilient for such a contentious subject. For nearly half a century, the verdict seemed as settled as any could be in American politics, with those favoring greater restrictions content to limit access de facto, rather than risk pushback against drastic changes to what is allowed de jure.… Read more ...

Libertarians on Abortion

On May 2, 2022 a leaked report showed that the Supreme Court of the United States would be overturning the 1973 Roe vs. Wade decision that affirmed that there is a Constitutional right for someone to obtain an abortion.

Abortion is likely the greatest wedge issue of our time. However, Americans as a whole are less divided over this question than hardcore left and right politicians would lead you to believe.… Read more ...

Constitution Party: The Death of Roe

The Constitution Party sent the following to its email subscribers Thursday. It comes in response to the leaked initial draft of the majority opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito authored.  The opinion, which Politico published in full, finds Mississippi’s restrictive abortion law to be constitutional, overruling the precedent of the controversial 1973 Roe v.… Read more ...

Jacqueline Abernathy Waging Write-in Bid for Texas Governor, Backed by American Solidarity Party

The American Solidarity Party is backing Jacqueline Abernathy as a write-in candidate for governor of Texas this year.

It’s worth noting that the ASP has had some success gaining write-in votes in the Lone Star State, where their 2020 presidential ticket polled 3,207 write-in votes. That was far more write-ins than any of the other filed tickets.… Read more ...

Green Party says U.S. Complicit in Yemen Humanitarian Crisis; Arms Sales to Saudis Must End

Green Party leaders called on President Biden to take advantage of the April 2nd cease-fire among warring parties in Yemen, to follow through on his promise to end support for all offensive operations, to end weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and to help end the blockade of Saudi warships off the coast of Yemen to allow humanitarian aid to enter the country.… Read more ...

Benjamin Spock: Socialist Pediatrician

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On this day 103 years ago, Benjamin Spock was born to a Dutch upper class family. Like his father (whom he was named after), he would pursue education at Yale, originally studying literature and history. Spock would end up joining the colleges rowing team, later representing the US in the 1924 Olympics, winning them a gold medal.… Read more ...

Former AIP chairman Jim King Dies

Former American Independent Party (AIP) chairman Jim King of California died Friday April 29 at the age of 75.  King was chairman of the AIP from 2002 to 2004, vice chairman from 2004 to 2006, and a member of the Constitution Party National Committee from 2006 to 2008.

“He was an excellent Chairman,” writes former AIP vice chairman Don Grundmann, “and will be greatly missed.”… Read more ...

Thomas Knapp: Election Years are Particularly Bad Times for Democrats to Call Black Voters Stupid

A year ago, the Washington Post reported that the Biden administration was poised to propose a ban on menthol cigarettes.

On April 28 the US Food and Drug Administration (supposedly an independent agency, but clearly operating per Joe Biden’s “suggestions”) finally announced its plan to move forward with the ban, which also includes cigars.… Read more ...

Prohibition Party Celebrates New Member from ‘Queer Community’

In the January-February-March 2022 edition of the Prohibition Party’s newsletter, the National Prohibitionist, the party introduced a new member: 27-year-old Zayne Chrisathemum.  The newsletter describes Chrisathemum as a member of the “queer community (his own preferred term).”  This community benefits from Prohibition, the Prohibitionist argues, because “[r]ecreational drugs and their attendant social problems are a particular scourge” of it.… Read more ...

Utah Democrats Join Coalition Backing Evan McMullin’s Independent U.S. Senate Bid

The Utah Democratic Party officially decided not to nominate a candidate to challenge U.S. Senator Mike Lee.  Instead, the Democrats are joining with a coalition of independents (and the United Utah Party) to back Evan McMullin.

During Saturday’s at times chaotic convention at Cottonwood High School in the Salt Lake County suburb of Murray, a faction of delegates put forth a motion to opt against choosing Kael Weston as the party’s Democratic U.S.

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