After lying under oath about their belief that Roe vs. Wade was settled law and “precedent on precedent”, the heavily religious conservative Supreme Court overturned 50 years of jurisprudence, and – for the first time in its history – removed a right it had previously affirmed by overturning Roe v Wade.
Clarence Thomas even went so far as to add in his concurring opinion (which is not legally binding, but shows the section of the ass the Court has its head up);
“For that reason, in future cases, we should reconsider all of this Court’s substantive due process precedents, including Griswold, Lawrence, and Obergefell,”
So, for the time being, individual states will pass a patchwork of laws that will make safe and legal abortions a thing of the past. But let’s make something really clear here.
The basis for the anti-choice laws is that every life is sacred, and more and more are saying that sacred life begins at conception. Yet many of these laws make an exception for rape or incest. Why? If every life is sacred, why make any exception? It is almost as if it is the method of impregnation that causes them the clutch their pearls.
If a woman – or girl – has consensual sex and gets pregnant, well by Gawd, they must bear that precious child to full term. But if the sex wasn’t consensual, then that fetus is no longer a precious child.
This is “slut shaming” turned up to 11.0