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Protesters unleash anger at Democrats for inaction over Roe v Wade: ‘My rights are not a fundraising point’

Angry protesters disappointed over the US Supreme Court’s ruling striking down Roe v Wade have also turned their ire on Democrats and attacked the party for being quick to call for donations after the ruling while not taking steps for decades to codify Roe provisions into law.Thousands have taken to the streets since Friday to protest the ruling and have openly expressed their anger at the Democratic party and its leadership.One woman protester, Zoe Warren, told MSNBC that her rights as a woman “should not be a fundraising point for the Democrats” and attacked Joe Biden’s campaign messaging.She claimed...
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Here’s Why Justice Thomas Didn’t Mention Interracial Marriage When He Asked the Court to Rethink Several Cases After Overturning Roe v. Wade

A predictable chorus of critics has risen to excoriate Justice Clarence Thomas for — in the chorus’s view — hypocritically excluding a case that established a constitutional right to interracial marriage from a list of constitutional rights Thomas believes should be overturned along with Roe v. Wade (1973). A very brief sampling of the criticism is included below; the alleged hypocrisy cited by the critics is that Thomas, who is Black, is married to a white woman. Therefore, according to the critics, Thomas is refusing to jettison a constitutional right he enjoys while simultaneously trouncing the rights enjoyed by others.
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Sadistic Shoot ‘Em Up: Kyle Rittenhouse Announces ‘Fake News’ Shooting Game To Fund Lawsuits Against Media Outlets

Cold-blooded shootings were just the opening act. The so-called “pro-life” party’s favorite killer plans to release a sick and twisted new business venture. The Washington Examiner reports that on Thursday, acquitted Kenosha killer Kyle Rittenhouse announced a shooting game targeting the media. Rittenhouse set his sights on...
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CNN boss Chris Licht: Biden ‘saved my life’ after I suffered a brain aneurysm

The new top executive at CNN credits President Biden with saving his life more than a decade ago after he suffered a brain aneurysm. Chris Licht, who was tapped to succeed Jeff Zucker as CNN’s boss earlier this year, recounted the dramatic episode in his 2011 memoir, “What I Learned When I Almost Died: How a Maniac TV Producer Put Down His Blackberry and Started to Live His Life.” The book describes Licht, who went on to become executive producer for Stephen Colbert’s late-night show on CBS before landing the top job at CNN, as a “thirty-eight-year-old control freak who thrived in...
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Rabbi Barry Silver: The overturning of Roe v Wade is "an abomination."

A South Florida Synagogue is suing the state over its 15-week abortion ban saying the procedure “is required if necessary to protect the health, mental or physical well-being” of a pregnant woman, according to Judaism. Rabbi Barry Silver says the overturning of Roe “criminalizes” his religion. He sat down with MSNBC host Katie Phang to explain.June 26, 2022.
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Governor Hochul convening special legislative session Thursday on gun laws

Governor Kathy Hochul was on MSBC this morning, announcing a special legislative session that will convene Thursday, in response to the Supreme Court’s ruling overturning New York’s concealed carry laws, which it said were overly restrictive. “I don’t want people packing heat. I don’t want people carrying guns...
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Biden receives backlash for not wanting to expand Supreme Court

This article originally appeared at Common Dreams. It is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License. Feel free to republish and share widely. President Joe Biden was rebuked Saturday for doubling down on his opposition to expanding the U.S. Supreme Court even after its deeply unpopular right-wing majority spent the past week ending the constitutional right to abortion care, weakening gun restrictions, undermining the separation of church and state, and eroding hard-won civil rights, with more attacks on equality and federal regulatory power expected.
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Oregon police arrest 10 outside pregnancy center after Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

A self-described “Night of Rage” event put on by pro-abortion protesters in Oregon resulted in 10 arrests. The protest began as a gathering around a pregnancy center in Eugene, Oregon and police say many of them were dressed in all-black with backpacks and ultimately became unruly which led to 10 arrests for disorderly conduct, according to a press release from the city.
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Roe overturned: MSNBC historian calls Supreme Court ‘fascist,’ ‘authoritarian,’ ‘on the side of Orwell’

MSNBC historian Michael Beschloss smeared the Supreme Court as "fascist" and "authoritarian" after they overturned the landmark abortion case, Roe v. Wade, on Friday. The "Morning Joe" panel argued that by overturning Roe and giving states the power to make their own laws on abortion rights, the court was empowering Orwellian "Big Government" and it could lead to another civil war.
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