Tag Archives: Roe v. Wade

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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“A respect for humanity says that you respect women”

TweetOn Sunday’s show, Melissa Harris-Perry perfectly contextualizes the climate where we are witnessing state by state assaults on women bodies, privacy, and reproductive freedom protected under the 14th Amendment in the year where Roe v Wade turns 40, the landmark decision that affirmed a woman’s right to privacy. Stay for the interview with Ohio State [...]
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Republican Senator embraces Roe v. Wade by accident

TweetIowa Senator Chuck Grassley made the mistake of responding to a question at a town hall about forced implatantion of microchips by the federal government, with the only logical and legal answer, “nothing can be done to your body without permission.” Oh really?!  Senator Grassley a anti-choice Republican is in favor of doing things to [...]
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Infographic: Oregon is the only state without anti-choice laws

TweetRemapping Debate has published a well-designed but absolutely terrifying graphic illustrating anti-choice legislation in all 50 states. Oregon is the only state that hasn’t passed any restrictions on Roe (supposedly allowed by the “undue burden” standard set by Planned Parenthood v. Casey). On the other end of the spectrum, Oklahoma has passed 22. You can [...]
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Abortion may not be my story. But it’s an important part of it.

TweetEd. note: This is a quest post by Ash Moore. It is part of “Still Wading: Forty years of resistance, resilience and reclamation in communities of color,” a series by Strong Families commemorating the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. It is the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. I’m in law school so you may think you’re about to be bombarded with legalese and a [...]
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