If the Kansas primary vote is a sign, these ballot measures could expand women’s rights significantly in a number of key states.
“There is no democracy if women do not have control over their own bodies and decisions about their own health, including reproductive care.”
“Whatever else this Court may know about, it does not have a clue about how to address climate change. Yet the Court today prevents congressionally authorized agency action to curb power plants’ carbon dioxide emissions. The Court appoints itself—instead of Congress or the expert agency—the decisionmaker on climate policy. I cannot think of many things more frightening.”
Alito’s opinion completely elides the significance of the 14th Amendment, which was explicitly designed to address the particular horrors of slavery, including the right of individuals to determine whether, with whom, and when to form a family. Demonstrators rally in front of the Supreme Court the day after justices overturned Roe v. Wade. Yasin Ozturk/Anadolu Agency More
"Fascists achieve power by creating parallel institutions – schools, universities, media platforms and paramilitary forces – and seizing the organs of internal security and the judiciary. They deform the law, including electoral law, to serve their ends. They are rarely in the majority."
‘A Revolutionary Ruling, and Not Just for Abortion’: A Supreme Court Scholar Explains the Impact of Dobbs
"The ruling signals a massive change in how we read the Constitution, from a living reading to an original reading. The court has firmly rejected the theory of the living Constitution, which argues that the meaning of the document’s language changes as the beliefs and values of Americans change."
"The Democratic Party’s hypocrisy and duplicity is the fertilizer for Christian fascism. Its exclusive focus on the culture wars and identity politics at the expense of economic, political, and social justice fueled a right-wing backlash and stoked the bigotry, racism, and sexism it sought to curtail."
"The six-month sentence was the maximum the judge was allowed to impose; she ruled that his house arrest cannot be counted as part of his detention. From start to finish, this has been a burlesque. It is emblematic of a court system that has been turned over to lackies of corporate power, who use the veneer of jurisprudence, decorum, and civility to make a mockery of the rule of law."
Supreme Court Crushes Media Diversity in Ruling on Lawsuit Accusing Comcast of Racial Discrimination
"What this story is about is, it’s basically — it’s about a series of black entertainment moguls who started media networks or television shows."
As we have observed in legal struggle after struggle, the truth of survivors' stories, of communities' stories, and women's stories will always outlast a court ruling or an opinion from a Supreme Court justice. Frontlines of Justice Center for Constitutional Rights October 8, 2018 In response to the Senate's confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, the More