At the Federalist Society’s 40th anniversary gala, 2,000 aging, fearful, sectarian dinosaurs in tuxes and ball gowns applauded their sordid work holding back the tides of change and time.
In the corner of the basement where my father used to lie I
watch, interested, as the snake
grows larger and more menacing
On a good day for duplicitous zealots peculiarly fixated on controlling women’s bodies, Lindsey Graham, a childless, partnerless ghoul who’s never experienced any pregnancy welcome or not, proposed a nationwide abortion ban backed only by a tiny, rabid minority…
Has the Trump Supreme Court gone rogue? Certainly, its recent judicial blitzkrieg has run roughshod over a century’s worth of settled law.
The U.S. Supreme Court has entered a legal fantasy world: advancing a regressive political agenda free from democratic accountability.
Can Democrats Craft a Winning Message Off a Smorgasbord of Misogynist Madness?
Abby Zimet: Honestly? Our Actual Government Is A Barking Mad Supreme Court That Gives Zero Fucks About Democracy
A mere month after the medieval anti-abortion ruling by a cabal of right-wing “fanatics and vandals” we still call SCOTUS, its effects are already cataclysmic.
The Supreme Court has demonstrated that the highest law of the land is whatever they feel like saying it is. What do we do when the court and other institutions are widely seen as illegitimate?
What I Can Still Love about My Embattled Country (and World)
There is little if any recourse to halt the brazen taking-away-of-rights now emblematic of a right-wing judicial coup masquerading as the highest court in the land…
I still hate electoral politics, but you don’t always get to choose the terrain you’re fighting on. Through its machinations at the federal, state, and county level, the Republican Party has been all but screaming its plans to steal the next presidential election.
All the chatter about “family values” presupposes that women pick up whatever difficulties they are faced with and go forward with a happy, maternal smile. Seduced and abandoned does not exist in such an aggressively wholesome universe.
For thousands of years, reproductive health care has been an important part of Indigenous peoples’ cultural practices, which include religious rituals, sacred rites, and the right to abortion.
While protest didn’t change the court’s decision, advocates are refusing to allow a right-wing court to imperil access to reproductive healthcare and are beginning to organize across the nation.