This post originated on Brain Spank as “Conflagration Scotus” by Michael Douglass. It expresses my outrage at the Supreme Court better than I’ve managed to do so far. Interestingly, both Douglass and I used the word “conflagration” in our posts today when writing about this.
by Michael Douglass
I am a woman. I gave birth. It was painful. Excruciating. Agony. No one knows. I do.
My child knows no one other purview until it gulps air outside of me. Until it leaves my womb it belongs to me and no one else. No other body, governmental or even judicial matters at all to me.
Not as far as I’m concerned anyway.
I really don’t care what you have to say.
I cannot stand five catholic men in black robes who would decide anything for me or the child in my body. I loathe you for trying. Your ignorance. Your arrogance. Your hubris. When the day comes I want to relinquish control of my life, my child’s life, to the likes of you, I’ll let you know. It will have a big fancy seal. It will be on parchment. …
Read the remaining 557 words of this blistering post on Brain Spank. It will leave you cheering.
Thanks to Pied Type reader Gunta for bringing this to my attention.