Archive for: June, 2022

Our Task In Post-Roe America

In 1974, Justice Harry Blackmun, the author of the Roe v. Wadedecision, said in a television interview that Roe “will be regarded as one of the worst mistakes in the court’s history or one of its great decisions.” That was prescient. On Friday, the Supreme Court reversed perhaps its greatest mistake ever. With Roe v. Wade,…Read More

Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to 20 years for sex trafficking charges

Ghislaine Maxwell has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for her role in facilitating former financier Jeffrey Epstein‘s abuse of several underage girls. Maxwell, the former Epstein girlfriend and confidante, was found guilty on five counts, including “transporting a minor for the purposes of criminal sexual activity,” “conspiring to entice minors to travel to…Read More

Biden official promises 5 actions to protect abortion after Roe

The Biden administration is taking five steps to protect access to abortion, according to Xavier Becerra, the secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Those steps, Becerra said on Tuesday, include increasing access to medication abortion and training health workers following the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, which legalized…Read More

Pentagon Pledges to Protect Abortion Access for Troops

The Pentagon pledged to protect “seamless access” to abortion in a statement Friday, citing the potential impact of a landmark Supreme Court ruling on troop readiness. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin expressed concern in a statementabout military “readiness and resilience” following the Supreme Court decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization that put states in control of regulating…Read More