“Biology is complicated. Kindness and respect don’t have to be.” —Rebecca R. Helm, “Sex is Simple, Right?”
“If my womb shot bullets, you wouldn’t regulate it.” —protestor’s sign.
“Deciding when and if to parent and raise children in safe and sustainable communities is a human right.” —Jessica Pinckney, prismreports.org.Many reproductive care providers weren’t surprised by the high court’s canceling of the 1973 SCOTUS Roe v Wade precedent, which confirmed women’s inalienable right of bodily integrity and self-determination equal to men’s. Now, it seems, we’re slipping backwards toward ancient days when every female’s public and private life were fair game for state control.
Attorney Catharine Mac-Kinnon warned in 1986, discussing new sexual harassment laws: “At the interface between law and society, we need to remember that the legitimacy courts give they can also take.”
Schools too are pressed to ignore important historical changes relating to s...
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