Never, ever be afraid to do what's right, especially if the well-being of a person or animal is at stake. Society's punishments are small compared to the wounds we inflict on our soul when we look the other way...
~Martin Luther King
I will explain this to you slowly: exercising our right to protest is not obstruction of Congress nor an attempt to overturn democracy.
If one were a heinous enough person to do that, they’d likely seek a pardon for it too.
But only one of us here has done that. And it ain’t me
This fall on college campuses I think we are going to see something that looks like 1968. We have numbers on our side. The christofascists have provided motivation for mobilization. And the timing couldn't be better.
The clinic staff spent Friday canceling the appointments of 60-70 patients scheduled for abortions in the coming weeks.
“Some patients broke down and could not speak through their sobbing. Some patients were stunned and didn't know what to say. Some patients did not understand.”
The only abortion clinic in West Virginia is no longer performing abortions, as of today.
“Roe has never been enough, but in states like West Virginia, it was the only thing protecting abortion access,” executive director Katie Quinonez said.
One often overlooked indication of how extremist conservatives have become: there's no exception for rape or incest. Even 10 years ago, that was fringe.
Now, forcing you to carry a rapists' seed to term against your will is constitutionally protected