Legal abortion could become a thing of the past in some states. Sarah Seltzer rounds up the latest spate of anti-choice bills, plus two recent pro-choice victories.
The Anti-Defamation League described a plan by evangelical pastors in Kansas to build a replica of the Western Wall as part of an anti-abortion shrine as “an outrageous affront to the Jewish people.”
Anti-abortion activists hope to erect a full-sized model of the Western Wall, framed with crosses, in Wichita. Jews say the replica is offensive and should never be built.
It’s been a bad week for old-fashioned notions like the rule of law and respect for the law. Maybe it’s something in the air. This was the week that the Supreme Court ruled that multibillion-dollar corporations are just people and enjoy human rights and liberties just like other people—and deserve the protection of the state that we foolishly thought was supposed to protect us people from the likes of them.