In states across the country, cynical politicians are turning a humanitarian crisis into political theater.
Dobbs puts at risk any rights that were not already in place more than 150 years ago when the 14th Amendment was ratified.
We must come together as a coalition powerful enough to end and overcome the suppression and organize the resurrection of fusion politics in the South.
“We are not in this for a moment, but for a movement,” said Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II. “Our deadline is victory.”
O then, let the wealthy and gay
But see such a hovel as this,
That in a poor cottage of clay
They may know what true misery is.
“If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.”
The gospel doesn’t talk about the inevitability of poverty or the need for charity, but the responsibilities of the ruling authorities to all people and the possibility of abundance for all.
If we want to reach a better place on the other side of this, we must refuse to be comforted too quickly.
Out of the rack and ruin of our gangster
death, The rape and rot of graft, and
stealth, and lies, We, the people, must
redeem The land…
And make America again!
— Langston Hughes
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