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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 […]

Justice Kavanaugh lives down to expectations

Who can forget his confirmation hearings: Kavanaugh ‘belligerent and aggressive’ when drunk … or sober. And this week, he proffered his not-so-carefully-researched official Supreme Court opinion on counting election ballots: […]

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 […]

It’s about choice and respect

Every woman’s right to privacy and choice was guaranteed by the Roe v. Wade decision 46 years ago. Celebrate your right to choose for yourself. Respect the right of others […]

My thoughts exactly

Seriously, this is exactly what I first thought after hearing about the Supreme Court’s recent decision (the one allowing an evangelical Christian baker to refuse to bake a wedding cake […]

Roe v Wade, 44 years strong today

I almost overlooked this with the Women’s March yesterday. And this is really a part of that. Today is the 44th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision that freed […]

R.I.P. Justice Antonin Gregory Scalia

Finally, yesterday and today, without mention of politics, the nation paused to give the late Justice Antonin Scalia the consideration and respect he so richly deserved. R.I.P. Justice Scalia.