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Category: Supreme Court

It’s about choice and respect

Every woman’s right to privacy and choice was guaranteed by the Roe v. Wade decision 46 years ago. Celebrate your right to choose for yourself. Respect the right of others […]

My thoughts exactly

Seriously, this is exactly what I first thought after hearing about the Supreme Court’s recent decision (the one allowing an evangelical Christian baker to refuse to bake a wedding cake […]

Roe v Wade, 44 years strong today

I almost overlooked this with the Women’s March yesterday. And this is really a part of that. Today is the 44th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision that freed […]

R.I.P. Justice Antonin Gregory Scalia

Finally, yesterday and today, without mention of politics, the nation paused to give the late Justice Antonin Scalia the consideration and respect he so richly deserved. R.I.P. Justice Scalia.

Gonna need a lot more popcorn

A few days ago I posted a cartoon about voters watching the presidential campaign wars — popcorn in hand — as though they were binge watching “Game of Thrones.” And […]

Conflagration Scotus

  This post originated on Brain Spank as “Conflagration Scotus” by Michael Douglass. It expresses my outrage at the Supreme Court better than I’ve managed to do so far. Interestingly, both Douglass and […]

SCOTUS promotes religion over women — again

The Supreme Court hasn’t wasted any time adding fuel to the religion vs. women’s rights conflagration it ignited with its Hobby Lobby decision on Monday. Late Thursday, just before recessing their current […]

Hobby Lobby decision extends dangerous precedent

The Supreme Court’s decision this morning saying Hobby Lobby does not have to provide contraceptive coverage to its employees because doing so violates the owners’ religious beliefs came as no surprise. After its Citizens […]

Hobby Lobby awash in hypocrisy

Mother Jones today reported that Hobby Lobby, that bastion of corporate Christianity, is up to its eyeballs in … uh … hypocrisy. Hobby Lobby’s owners, the Green family, last week presented […]

Supreme Court strikes down DOMA, Prop 8

Great happiness today among supporters of same-sex marriage, and I am very happy for them. The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was declared unconstitutional in that it defined marriage as […]