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Dead Wild Roses: The Rights of Women – Roe vs. Wade – 40th Anniversary

The struggle for women’s rights is never over. Let us commemorate those who fought for our freedom and that are still fighting to preserve it.

Filed under: Feminism Tagged: 40th Anniversary, Abortion, Feminism, Roe v Wade, Women’s Rights

Song of the Watermelon: Emerging Consensus on Gay Marriage

Assuming that the world survives this coming December 21, the United States Supreme Court is expected to rule on two cases in June which could result in the nation-wide legalization of gay marriage.

I cannot forecast with certainty how the court will decide, but supposing for a moment that it rules in favour of marriage equality, the short-term results are easy to predict: conservative commentators across the country will complain of judicial activism, despite having in many cases urged precisely such an overreach one short year before when Obamacare hung in the balance. Right on cue, public support for same-sex

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