If the role and responsibilities of men are not addressed in anti-abortion laws, then the goal is not saving the life of a human being.
In this hellscape for the autonomy and health of women, girls, and transgender and nonbinary people, Vermont voters have a chance in November to make headlines that bring hope.
Abdication of responsibility by Congress gives the president dictatorial powers. Put dictatorial powers together with an executive who won’t leave office and you get a monarchy.
Judaism’s position on abortion: In Jewish law, a fetus attains the status of a full person only at birth. And, the mother’s life is the highest priority, which means there are times when abortion is mandated.
As rights like abortion get stripped away by an undemocratically manufactured judiciary working in coordination with misrepresentative legislative and executive bodies, the stage is set for democracy's downfall.
The turn of the tale will be in our ability to come together as a nation and as a society. Is it really a “United States”? The East and West coasts are solidly blue while the South and the Midwest are red. The economic and migration patterns sharpen the inflection points.
Now, the burden to be good stewards of the environment, and to care for the most vulnerable members of our society, falls increasingly to every individual, household, community and state.
A Supreme Court that strips basic human rights from millions of Americans is dangerous for us all. Our friends and loved ones across the country saw their ability to make their own choices about their own bodies vanish overnight.
Rodney Smolla has been analyzing and arguing before the Supreme Court for decades.
Americans look to the Supreme Court to protect and enhance their freedoms, not diminish them. Today only 25% of Americans have confidence in the Supreme Court, which is down from 36% last year, according to the Gallup Poll.