Abby Zimet: A Sharp Turn to the Right
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.
Larissa Shmailo: Abortion Hallucination
In the corner of the basement where my father used to lie I
watch, interested, as the snake
grows larger and more menacing
Abby Zimet: He Who Hath Not A Uterus Should Shut the Fucketh Up – Fallopians 13:13
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…
Steve Fraser: The Trump Supreme Court Is Nothing New
Has the Trump Supreme Court gone rogue? Certainly, its recent judicial blitzkrieg has run roughshod over a century’s worth of settled law.
Bill Blum: Welcome to the New Era of Rightwing Judicial Supremacy
The U.S. Supreme Court has entered a legal fantasy world: advancing a regressive political agenda free from democratic accountability.
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.
Chris Winters: The Supreme Court’s Crisis of Legitimacy
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?
Frida Berrigan: This Is My Song
What I Can Still Love about My Embattled Country (and World)
Abby Zimet: Honorable (Sic) Frat Boy Bullied By People Insisting On Their Rights
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…
Rebecca Gordon: In the Shadow of Roe’s Undoing
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.
Abaki Beck & Rosalyn LaPier: For Indigenous Peoples, Abortion Is a Religious Right
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.
Zane McNeill: How to get involved in the mass mobilizations erupting after Roe overturned
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.
Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, et al: The Current US Supreme Court Is Not Constitutionally Legitimate
Dobbs puts at risk any rights that were not already in place more than 150 years ago when the 14th Amendment was ratified.
Linda C. McClain, Nicole Huberfeld: Roe Overturned | What you need to know about the Supreme Court abortion decision
The ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization – handed down on June 24, 2022 – has far-reaching consequences.