If you’re gonna talk about how divided we are as a nation, you’ll want to mention SCOTUS decisions like this one, handing power to state reps in crazy-ass gerrymandered districts and completely ignoring the will of the majority of US citizens. This is not what the people want.
The post-Roe world will be a world of chaos and terror, coercion and ruined lives, and escalating legal and political hardball. The idea that Roe is the *reason* abortion is a source of political conflict is howlingly false, and this is evident before Hobbs is a day old
The Supreme Court ruling today could lead to an increase in criminal charges filed for all sorts of pregnancy outcomes, including stillbirths, miscarriages, and treatment for dangerous or unviable pregnancies.
Two recent California prosecutions show how: boltsmag.org/california-preg…
Five dollars says white women will still vote for the GOP in the midterms.
It’s not that they don’t care…
They just don’t care ENOUGH.
$10 says the replies have 30 variations of “not all white women”
They care about that.
Thomas and Alito especially are clearly people who have nursed massive resentments most of their lives, and now have a chance to let it all out. The shoddiness of their work is itself an expression of their power
Thomas' opinion for the court suggests that judges may NOT consider empirical evidence about the dangers posed by firearms when evaluating gun control laws. They may only ask whether a modern regulation has some analogue that is rooted in American history. supremecourt.gov/opinions/21…
SCOTUS just gutted Miranda rights & expanded gun rights while requiring tax dollars to go to religious schools & giving border agents the right to fuck w/you w/out consequence, & are about to overturn Roe v. Wade.
But Hillary cackled when she laughed, so I guess it equals out.
Everyone involved assumed if the plot failed Trump would spend his remaining days in office issuing pardons discovered that instead he'd wail and moan about how unfair the world is to him. Never not funny.