We certainly will if the antiabortion groups get their way. They are working now on legislation to ban medication abortions, even if the pills come from a state where abortion is legal. (gift link, should get you past the paywall) Most abortions are done at home. Antiabortion groups are taking aim. Two top antiabortion groups have crafted and successfully lobbied for state legislation to ban or further restrict the predominant way pregnancies are ended in the United States — via drugs taken at home, often facilitated by a network of abortion rights groups…. The groups are pursuing a variety of …Continue reading →
Slate presents an interview with Amy Autry, who works with a nonprofit organization called PROWESS, which plans to provide surgical abortions in the federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico, a project mentioned in this longer post. She’s got an interesting story to tell, so go read the whole thing! If You Can’t Get an Abortion on Land, Can You Get One on a Boat? A doctor explains her long-brewing plan to set up a floating clinic in the Gulf of Mexico. …Someday soon, they may not have to. To serve patients on the Gulf Coast who may be closer …Continue reading →
You might notice I’ve added a new page for abortion resources. So far I’ve only added the links I’d surfaced when Roe v. Wade was murdered. Over the next week or two I’ll add in a few lines about the various organizations, their services, note locations (particularly which orgs are outside the US). I intend to keep the info up to date and online indefinitely. If you know of orgs that aren’t included but should be, let me know. Meanwhile, the free states where abortion is still protected are ramping up services as they must now embrace an increased wave …Continue reading →
As I said earlier, it is important not to accept this Roe decision as normal, or as status quo. The Christian Nationalists have no intention of stopping here, no intention of letting those of us still living in free states live our lives as we wish. They intend to stomp on us all unless we conform to their religious dictates—no feminists, no queers, no history or discussion of the lives of people of color, certainly no movement forward on issues of equality and justice for workers, families, or those who live in poverty. This New York Times article reports on …Continue reading →
I think Laurie Penny said this well in her substack column. You should read the whole thing. But realize that most if not all of the crises happening in the world today are the outcome of the same problem: the violent response of a white patriarchal order which sees its power waning.
Janelle Monae also celebrates queer artists, especially black queer artists, at the BET awards. Also too: Megan Thee Stallion gets crowd of thousands at the Glastonbury Festival to scream “my body, my motherfuckin’ choice” pic.twitter.com/GDNuHK1uUy — philip lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) June 26, 2022
Clarence Thomas writes, in a concurring opinion, that the Supreme Court should reconsider Griswold, Lawrence, and Obergefell — the rulings that now protect contraception, same-sex relationships, and same-sex marriage. — Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) June 24, 2022