Tag Archives: Roe v. Wade

Thomas Knapp: Some Animals are More Equal Than Others When it Comes to ‘Privacy’

On May 9, The Hill reports, the US Senate passed — with unanimous consent! — a bill to “formally allow the Supreme Court of the United States Police to provide around-the-clock protection to [the justices’] family members, in line with the security some executive and congressional officials get.”

While sponsor John Cornyn (R-TX) justified the action on alleged “threats to the physical safety of Supreme Court Justices and their families,” the real reason for the bill is no secret.… Read more ...

Thomas Knapp: ‘Democracy’ Doesn’t Work as Argument Against Overturning Roe v. Wade

In the wake of a leaked draft Supreme Court opinion which, if it represents a final vote, would overturn Roe v. Wade, pro-choice advocates are marshaling their best — and worst — arguments against removing that ruling’s protections for abortion.

As always, I’ll refrain from sharing my own opinions on abortion as such.… Read more ...

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 ...

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 ...