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Abortion Decision Demands Disruption

Judith McDaniel Times Union
The state laws that are now allowed by the Supreme Court in its Dobbs decision do not meet the conditions of a “just law.” We need to be loud and confrontational and disruptive in opposing them.

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Friday Nite Videos | July 8, 2022

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The Complicated Life of the Abortion Pill

Lauren Collins The New Yorker
RU-486 was developed by a Jewish scientist, born Étienne Blum, in Strasbourg, France. He took the name Émile Baulieu upon joining the French Resistance. Baulieu and his invention have faced vitriolic resistance from the anti-feminist extreme right.

Feminism Hasn’t Failed. Here’s the Evidence.

Rebecca Solnit Guardian
You can take away a right through legal means, but it is harder to take away the belief in that right. The uproar over the court’s hideous abortion decision is a reminder of how unpopular it is.
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