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Al Franken erupts after Clarence Thomas says what Supreme Court should do after Roe v. Wade abortion decision

Former U.S. Senator Al Franken took to Twitter to criticize conservative justices on the U.S. Supreme Court following a majority decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. In a series of tweets, the embattled former Senator-turned-podcast host included a specific criticism of Justice Clarence Thomas, who opined the overturning of the abortion precedent should push his court to review other major cases as well.
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Lapointe: Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Leads the Fight Against Justice Clarence Thomas and the American Taliban

With Friday’s ruling against a constitutional right to abortion, the United States Supreme Court officially exposed itself as an American Taliban dominated by religious fundamentalists determined to inflict upon everyone else their particular, punitive rules of God. The coming backlash to this historically wrongheaded decision prompts progressives like liberal...
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Clarence Thomas Got the History of Abortion Very Wrong

Despite being one of the most divisive issues of the modern political era, abortion was once freely available and openly advertised in the United States. Up until the late-19th century, newspapers published bulletins for the procedure and companies sold drugs to induce them. In fact, by one estimate, one in every five women ended pregnancies at the time, according to the Interdisciplinary Views on Abortion, a collection of academic essays.
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In Roe decision, Justice Clarence Thomas invites new legal challenges to contraception and same-sex marriage rights

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Texas news. Tucked inside the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling Friday that overturned the long-held constitutional protection for abortion was a concurring opinion from conservative Justice Clarence Thomas. In it, he pushed the court to revisit cases that have already been decided related to contraception and same-sex marriage.
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NEWS BRIEF: Supreme Court strikes down Roe v. Wade; Clarence Thomas still unsatisfied

The decision Friday by the U.S. Supreme Court to end constitutional protections for abortion established 50 years ago is expected to lead to bans of the procedure in at least half the country, including the state of Georgia. “The authority to regulate abortion must be returned to the people and their elected representatives,” Justice Samuel Alito wrote.
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Rep. Pascrell calls on Justice Clarence Thomas to resign

Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) calls for Justice Clarence Thomas to resign amid allegations that his wife, Ginni Thomas, played a role in the January 6th insurrection. “Mr. Thomas cannot possibly seem as someone who is neutral in this situation,” Pascrell said.June 20, 2022.
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Justice Sotomayor praises Clarence Thomas as a 'friend' who 'cares deeply about the court'

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor appeared for a public speech at the American Constitution Society on Thursday, and showered a conservative coworker with praise. Sotomayor, often thought as one of the most liberal justices on the nation's highest court, attended a conference put on by the ACS. She took the opportunity to speak highly of Justice Clarence Thomas, her conservative colleague.
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