Fascist Republicans Kill Roe v. Wade, Useless Democrats Let It Happen
The GOP's assault on women's rights lands a devastating blow.
It’s official: ROE V. WADE IS OVERTURNED
The Supreme Court cements its status as a full-fledged tool of the far right.
The end of Roe v. Wade come as no surprise to activists who have fought the GOP as it methodically crushes women’s reproductive rights across the country. Meanwhile, the Democratic Party, which controls the White House, Senate, and House, has always treated Roe as a fundraising opportunity.
Republicans have played the long game on abortion, systematically dismantling women’s rights at the local and national level. The Democratic establishment, on the other hand, has been an abject failure on the issue.
It doesn’t help that early in his career, Joe Biden said the Supreme Court went “too far” on abortion rights in Roe. And in May 2022, Biden rejected the idea of ending the filibuster to protect abortion rights.
In 2017, Nancy Pelosi claimed abortion is “kind of fading as an issue” for Democrats. “It really is,” she emphasized.
And of course, Republicans aren’t done. With Democrats focused on protecting the status quo for the billionaire class, fascism’s march continues…
LISTEN - On March 15th, after Missouri Republicans proposed a bill that would make it a crime to terminate an ectopic pregnancy, I had a conversation with friends and fellow activists about the GOP’s assault on women. My wife Leela Daou, who nearly died from an ectopic pregnancy, describes her experience. Click to listen.