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Category: Law

When the wealthy pay no taxes

I think it only human nature to feel offended when we dutifully pay our taxes every year, only to learn that some very wealthy person paid little or no tax. […]

Coming soon: law v. politics

The US Supreme Court reconvened this week and in the months ahead will render decisions on abortion rights and other topics. There’s a 6-3 conservative majority on the court now, […]

MY choice, dammit!

Browsing the news today, I spotted the headline “Women can say no to sex if Roe falls, says architect of Texas abortion ban” in The Guardian. What!!?? My first thought […]

Abortion post gets more comments

Two weeks ago I posted my take on the new abortion law in Texas. A new commenter — Annsley Smoak — appeared there yesterday and launched into a religion-based assault […]

While seeking Women’s March info

You never know where you’ll end up or what you’ll learn when you start browsing the internet. This morning, looking for information about the October 2 Women’s March in Denver, […]

Women plan to march October 2

Galvanized by the passage of the highly restrictive new anti-abortion law in Texas, a nationwide women’s march is being planned for October 2, two days before the Supreme Court reconvenes. […]

Abominable abortion law in Texas

The latest anti-abortion law in Texas is nothing less than an abomination. Not only does it ban abortions after the detection of a fetal heartbeat — approximately six weeks into […]

Where there’s smoke

This gif of wildfire smoke spreading across the US appeared in the New York Times yesterday. Certainly we’ve had more than our share of it in Denver this month, and […]