Dobbs v. Jackson Decision - Christofascism wins. Now what you gonna do?

I’m disappointed that no one has started a discussion about the recent SCOTUS decision to blow up Roe v Wade

It would be nice to get more voices around here, seems there’s so much worth trying to discuss and understand, but few are interested.

Lets talk about pregnancy and heart beats and births and deaths.

This woman explains it in a way that every guy who has an opinion ought to listen to and consider, before opening their mouths.

Senator Jen Jordan - Georgia’s 6th District, now running for Attorney General of Georgia

March 23, 2019

Jen Jordan’s Dissent to “Heartbeat” Bill: Closing

June 28, 2022 - MSNBC

Battle Over Reproductive Rights Could Impact Georgia AG Race

Lets talk about abortion and its aftermath.

The Turnaway Study is ANSIRH’s prospective longitudinal study examining the effects of unwanted pregnancy on women’s lives. The major aim of the study is to describe the mental health, physical health, and socioeconomic consequences of receiving an abortion compared to carrying an unwanted pregnancy to term. The main finding of The Turnaway Study is that receiving an abortion does not harm the health and wellbeing of women, but in fact, being denied an abortion results in worse financial, health and family outcomes. Highlighted resources include:

Incidentally, she’s running for Georgia Attorney General,

Now here’s a discussion starter.

As Democrats fight (and lose) a rear-guard culture war on abortion, the Christian fascists march toward victory

PUBLISHED MAY 10, 2022 6:00AM (EDT)

The Democratic Party — which had 50 years to write Roe v. Wade into law with Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama in full control of the White House and Congress at the inception of their presidencies — is banking its electoral strategy around the expected Supreme Court decision to lift the judicial prohibition on the ability of states to enact laws restricting or banning abortions.

I doubt it will work.

The Democratic Party’s hypocrisy and duplicity is the fertilizer for Christian fascism. Its exclusive focus on the culture wars and identity politics at the expense of economic, political and social justice fueled a right-wing backlash and stoked the bigotry, racism and sexism it sought to curtail. Its opting for image over substance, including its repeated failure to secure the right to abortion, left the Democrats distrusted and reviled. …