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Susan Rinkunas
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Susan Rinkunas is a Senior Reporter covering abortion access, reproductive health, and politics. Her writing has appeared in Elle, Marie Claire, The Guardian and more. Send tips to susan@jezebel.com

Susan B. Anthony was also a racist who didn’t support voting rights for Black people!
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list of state-based abortion funds: https://abortionfunds.org/funds/ Read more

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yes, abortion funds as someone mentioned below and aid access also accepts donations via bank transfer: https://aidaccess.org/en/page/301373/support-aid-access Read more

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US Solicitor General Elizabeth Prelogar, who is representing the Justice Department in its case against Texas, closed out by saying that the Court must consider the “startling implications” of this law. Texas is arguing that no one can sue—not pregnant people, not providers, not the US government, and if the Court Read more

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Justice Sonia Sotomayor throws a glass of cold water in the faces of everyone in the courtroom (and everyone listening) to remind them that the design of SB8 is not limited to abortion. She argues that states that dislike certain precedents might pass bounty-enforced laws that ignore them. State that don’t like Heller Read more

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Texas Solicitor General Judd Stone made a huge Freudian slip in saying that “SB8 is a novel solution.” He corrected himself immediately to say that the Department of Justice is arguing that “SB8 is a novel problem for which this Court must concoct a novel solution,” an argument he disagrees with. Read more

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Justice Samuel Alito has twice offered as an example of a hypothetical lawsuit under SB8 a woman suing an abortion provider after a procedure because of “emotional distress.” While some (but not all) people find it difficult to decide whether or not to have an abortion, more than 95 percent of women in a 2020 study Read more

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Justice Brett Kavanaugh asked Texas SG Stone how the law’s enforcement mechanism might affect other constitutional rights, including the Second Amendment, and specifically references the brief from a gun policy group in support of the abortion providers. The Firearm Policy Coalition wants the law blocked because it Read more

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