America v. Rest of the world
A few notes on Roe v. Wade
A lot has already been written about the U.S supreme court’s decision overturning Roe v. Wade. Not much new insight here. Just outraged, confused and worried about the future. Here are a few links for your doom scrolling pleasure.
The decision regarding Roe v. Wade brings up so many other health care and human rights issue:
Data privacy also came to the forefront.
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For a more nuanced look and detailing out some caveats, this is an excellent post by Kendra Albert:
TL:DR; Period trackers are not the primary form of digital evidence likely to be used in abortion prosecutions today. If tracking your period is useful to you, you don’t need to stop tracking your period, although you may choose to switch to an app that collects less data and stores it locally, discussed below.
You might have seen news item about Indian Reservations being safe haven. Not really.
Despite the gravity of the situation, there will always be someone trying to make a quick buck:
An excellent and timely photograph exhibition by Donna Ferrato.
And first they came for Roe…
And last but not least from Inae Oh at Motherjones where she looks the 66-page dissent, written by Justices Stephen Breyer, Elena Kagan, and Sonia Sotomayor:
“Today, the Court…says that from the very moment of fertilization, a woman has no rights to speak of. A State can force her to bring a pregnancy to term, even at the steepest personal and familial costs.”