It is official. The Supreme Court has taken a right away from women. Ironically it is from a court-appointed by presidents who did not win the popular vote.
Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade.
The New York Times reported it as follows:
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Friday overruled Roe v. Wade, eliminating the constitutional right to abortion after almost 50 years in a decision that will transform American life, reshape the nation’s politics and lead to all but total bans on the procedure in about half of the states.
The ruling will test the legitimacy of the court and vindicate a decades-long Republican project of installing conservative justices prepared to reject the precedent, which had been repeatedly reaffirmed by earlier courts. It will also be one of the signal legacies of President Donald J. Trump, who vowed to name justices who would overrule Roe. All three of his appointees were in the majority in the 6-to-3 ruling.
This is the first time in American history where the right that was affirmed by the Supreme Court was removed. But it gets worse, this ruling gives a Republican Congress the right to make abortion illegal in the entire country. One hopes that most women will see that a vote for any Republican is a vote to give up control of their bodies and a vote for minority rule.
We now live in an America where in the same week that guns gained rights, women lost theirs. Women represent a majority in this country. It is up to them to assert their will over evil patriarchy.