Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt
I've had time to digest the Supreme Court's historic decision in Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt and while it was a victory for women, it may be premature to call this the turning point in the struggle for abortion rights.
The author of the Court's opinion in Beach Communications? Justice Clarence Thomas. The call for judicial engagement is ultimately
He was no fan of abortion, but a special tradition for those whose rulings were vindicated could have given him pause.
"At least now we know that it won't get worse today."
"A victory for women. A victory for people with uteruses. A victory for reproductive justice."
"It is beyond rational belief that H.B. 2 could genuinely protect the health of women," she wrote.
The majority in the 5-3 ruling said the restrictions impose an "undue burden on abortion access."
When states limit abortion access to “protect” women, it’s women they hurt the most.
This entire "war" is designed to impose a Christian morality on all citizens. Non-religious employees of quasi-religious organizations have no rights, according to the religious soldiers. If religious conservatives had their way, a Christian morality about abortion would be imposed on all women.
The Supreme Court will likely issue its decision in Whole Woman's Health the last week of June. LGBT people should care about women's right to safe and legal abortion not only because it's the right thing to do but because our two movements depend on each other.
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