Tag Archives: Roe v. Wade

Judge overturns Arkansas’s obviously unconstitutional 12-week abortion ban

TweetLast year, Arkansas state legislators overrode a governor’s veto in order to secure the dishonor of having the most blatantly unconstitutional abortion ban in the country. Guess what prize comes with that title? Having the courts strike it down. Surprise!  Tweet
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Quote of the Day: “An abortion doesn’t un-rape a woman.”

Tweet*Trigger warning* So last night I tuned into CrossFire on CNN to support my friend and new CNN contributor Sally Kohn.The debate about women’s reproductive rights on the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade was between anti-choice hoaxter Lila Rose and NARAL President Ilyse Hogue. When I tuned in, I expected to hear Lila Rose spew [...]
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Happy 41st birthday, Roe v Wade!

TweetToday is the 41st anniversary of the Supreme Court ruling in Roe v Wade, which declared that Americans have a right to privacy that protects the right to have an abortion, under limited circumstances. In recent years, that right has increasingly become a privilege, with Republicans doing everything they can to chip away at access [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetUganda passed a bill mandating life imprisonment for “aggravated homosexuality.” The Salvation Army needs to apologize. A historical perspective on the systematic devaluing of young black women. Radicals in City Hall. Watch: The Night Witch. A Roe roundtable. The top pro-choice heroes of 2013. A big victory for sex workers in Canada. Alexandra Brodsky links. [...]
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Quick hit: Roe v. Wade doesn’t really exist and here’s how we got there

Tweet For a while now, most experts have operated under the assumption that anti-choicers never need to get Roe v. Wade overturned by the Supreme Court. Instead, they can just make it nonexistent in the practical sense. Here on this site we’ve covered TRAP laws, ultrasound bills, and other legislation that is making legal abortion impossible. Today, ThinkProgress [...]
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