The Roe decision

With all those headlines this week about Roe v. Wade and the Supreme Court, you’d think a decision had been handed down. But no, it was just a hearing of the arguments that, supposedly, will factor into the court’s decision: Should Mississippi be allowed to ban all abortions after 15 weeks? We probably won’t know … Continue reading The Roe decision

Back to the Stone Age

Supposedly Alabama’s restrictive new abortion law is intended to get the abortion issue before the now more conservative Supreme Court in an effort to overturn Roe v. Wade. But unless and until that happens, it’s an incredibly cruel, regressive law to impose on the state’s pregnant women and their doctors. Stay pregnant or leave the … Continue reading Back to the Stone Age

Texas grand jury indicts anti-abortion video producers

By now you’ve probably heard that a Harris County (Houston) Texas grand jury was convened several months ago to investigate Planned Parenthood and charges that it was selling baby parts. The case started in August, when Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, a Republican and an outspoken opponent of abortion and Planned Parenthood, asked Harris County District … Continue reading Texas grand jury indicts anti-abortion video producers