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Roe vrs. Wade

Whelp, entering the US is now like: "Welcome to The United States of Gilead, Please turn your watches back to the nineteenth century. Blessed be the fruit"

That country has lost the smidgin of respect I still had.
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Re: Roe vrs. Wade

Can't believe it's actually happened. No words.
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Re: Roe vrs. Wade

Well, perhaps the unforeseen consequences will be Rebubicans rejected in State elections. The majority of US residents favour abortion on demand.

The SC court has not made abortion illegal. They have just said it’s up to the states.
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Re: Roe vrs. Wade

Not long until they go after Gay marriage too it seems. What a joke.
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Old 24.06.2022, 19:05
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Re: Roe vrs. Wade

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Whelp, entering the US is now like: "Welcome to The United States of Gilead, Please turn your watches back to the nineteenth century. Blessed be the fruit"

That country has lost the smidgin of respect I still had.
Meanwhile in your ex stomping ground:

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-61898437

Tom
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Old 24.06.2022, 19:20
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Re: Roe vrs. Wade

Yeah, that amazingly is even worse than the worst of the US states' anti-abortion plans.
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Old 24.06.2022, 19:28
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That country has lost the smidgin of respect I still had.
I find that hard to believe. That you ever had respect for it I mean.
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Old 24.06.2022, 19:30
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Re: Roe vrs. Wade

Roe vs Wade is an anagram of

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Re: Roe vrs. Wade

C’mon guys. Can we stick to the topic?
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Old 24.06.2022, 19:32
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Re: Roe vrs. Wade

Ironically, these “pro-life” folk, are also the pro-gun folk. You can’t terminate a pregnancy, but it’s fine to shoot them later
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Old 24.06.2022, 19:41
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Re: Roe vrs. Wade

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Ironically, these “pro-life” folk, are also the pro-gun folk. You can’t terminate a pregnancy, but it’s fine to shoot them later
"Governor of Mississippi Tate Reeves quickly welcomed the ruling, saying his state had "led the nation to overcome one of the greatest injustices in the history of our country".

"This decision will directly result in more hearts beating, more strollers pushed, more report cards given, more little league games played, and more live well lived. It is a joyous day!" he wrote."

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-61928898

Pro-lifers won't be the ones coughing up financial support for all those little beating hearts. Doubt any of them support their local orphanages, etc, with good hard cash. Nor would they consider fostering/adopting an orphan.
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Old 24.06.2022, 19:48
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Re: Roe vrs. Wade

I hear Justice Alito also supports repealing color TV, so that the 1950 feeling becomes even more real. At least in the South.
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"Governor of Mississippi Tate Reeves quickly welcomed the ruling, saying his state had "led the nation to overcome one of the greatest injustices in the history of our country".

"This decision will directly result in more hearts beating, more strollers pushed, more report cards given, more little league games played, and more live well lived. It is a joyous day!" he wrote."

Tate Reeves has three young daughters. He'd better keep them away from Matt Gaetz now that abortion's off the cards.
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Old 24.06.2022, 19:56
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Re: Roe vrs. Wade

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"This decision will directly result in more hearts beating, more strollers pushed, more report cards given, more little league games played, and more live well lived. ...." he wrote."
Humph! More hearts beating, more strollers pushed, more report cards given, perhaps... but there's a medium-sized leap from there to more little league games playes, and a massive, huge, unfinanced leap to "more lives well lived"!
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Old 24.06.2022, 21:03
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Re: Roe vrs. Wade

And possibly more to come - at least in Clarence Thomas' concurring opinion:

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/06/24/u...bergefell.html

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Justice Clarence Thomas, in his concurring opinion overturning Roe v. Wade, laid out a vision that fomented fears about what other rights could disappear: The same rationale that the Supreme Court used to declare there was no right to abortion, he said, should also be used to overturn cases establishing rights to contraception, same-sex consensual relations and same-sex marriage.



(It should be noted that Thomas' is a concurring opinion, not the majority opinion, in which Alito said that nothing in its decision “should be understood to cast doubt on precedents that do not concern abortion".

However, Thomas' concurring opinion is certainly chilling - there are many in the US who want, like Thomas, to see the 'privacy' based landmark decisions (Griswold v Connecticut, Lawrence v Texas, Obergefell v Hodges) in the crosshairs.
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Old 24.06.2022, 21:05
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And possibly more to come - at least in Clarence Thomas's concurring opinion:

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/06/24/u...bergefell.html

From the article:

Justice Clarence Thomas, in his concurring opinion overturning Roe v. Wade, laid out a vision that fomented fears about what other rights could disappear: The same rationale that the Supreme Court used to declare there was no right to abortion, he said, should also be used to overturn cases establishing rights to contraception, same-sex consensual relations and same-sex marriage.



(It should be noted that Thomas' is a concurring opinion, not the majority opinion, in which Alito said that nothing in its decision “should be understood to cast doubt on precedents that do not concern abortion".

However, Thomas' conurring opinion is certainly chilling - there are many in the US who want, like Thomas, to see the 'privacy' based landmark decisions (Griswold v Connecticut, Lawrence v Texas, Obergefell v Hodges) in the crosshairs.
Freedom! It is disgusting.
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Old 24.06.2022, 21:23
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Re: Roe vrs. Wade

Posted many times that the US is transforming into a third world banana republic, how much deeper will it sink.
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Posted many times that the US is transforming into a third world banana republic, how much deeper will it sink.
Far enough into either seceding from the union by some states or civil war.
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It’s Trumps one and only legacy (except for the government overthrow)…
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Not long until they go after Gay marriage too it seems. What a joke.
Not just gay marriage, gay relationships and even contraception are looking like they could be in the firing line.

America, the supposed land of the free, is devolving into a right-wing authoritarian religious nutjob country. And it's scary.

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"Governor of Mississippi Tate Reeves quickly welcomed the ruling, saying his state had "led the nation to overcome one of the greatest injustices in the history of our country".

"This decision will directly result in more hearts beating, more strollers pushed, more report cards given, more little league games played, and more live well lived. It is a joyous day!" he wrote.":
They want more bodies, more taxpayers, and more poorly educated people working low-wage jobs and keeping the economy going.
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