Federal judge stops Texas’ abortion vigilante law after dismantling it in written opinion

By Mia Brett / October 8, 2021 /

Robert Pitman is your new favorite person.

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Do the Democrats have the incentive to attack not only the court’s conservatives but the court’s legitimacy? It seems so

By John Stoehr / September 27, 2021 /

Let’s hope its polling slump is permanent.

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Democrats in the Congress should enshrine abortion into law with even stronger protections

By Mia Brett / September 10, 2021 /

We need abortion rights based on equal protection rather than privacy or free exercise of the rights of physicians.

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The Republican Party overplayed its hand in Texas

By Claire Bond Potter / September 9, 2021 /

A new abortion fight will mobilize a Democratic Party that has not foregrounded social policies so dramatically since 1965.

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Lawlessness is a feature of the Republican Party, not a bug

By John Stoehr / September 3, 2021 /

The five most conservative justices, and their allies in state legislatures, have devised a model for using a procedure called the “shadow docket” to weaponize lawlessness against court precedents they don’t like.

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Abortion is virtually banned in Texas. The upside? Roe still rules for now in the other 49 states

By Mia Brett / September 3, 2021 /

Overturning Roe would have affected national abortion coverage and abortion would have been immediately illegal in 13 states.

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By turning law enforcement over to ‘abortion vigilantes,’ Texas uses lawlessness to destabilize equal treatment under law

By John Stoehr / September 2, 2021 /

So far, it has the Supreme Court’s blessing.

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Why do the people who desire bans on abortion desire bans on vaccine- and mask-mandates? The connection isn’t ‘freedom’ 

By John Stoehr / September 1, 2021 /

They accuse pro-choice Americans of being evil as means of covering up the barbarous flesh-eating reality of their larger political project. 

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Whatever happens to Roe, it will be the consequence of six conservative justices choosing to believe authoritarian lies

By John Stoehr / August 31, 2021 /

If the sanctity of an individual embryo’s life were as important as they say it is, a half-century-old anti-abortion movement would not exist.

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Matt Robison interviews the EB’s Mia Brett: A Turning Point on Abortion in America

By John Stoehr / August 31, 2021 /

Abortion vigilantism? Yes.

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