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I'm so pissed! Home for Thanksgiving and I see a "Pro-Life Across America" billboard in the parking lot of our local shopping center -- in fucking San Francisco!! If it were a red state I wouldn't be surprised, but WTF? Just had to vent. Hope y all have a good Turkey/Indigenous People day tomorrow.

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Nov 22, 2023·edited Nov 22, 2023

Something strange is happening. There are a bunch of seemingly liberal b/millionaires propping up the malevolent forces behind trump and trump (see https://twitter.com/JaneMayerNYer/status/1727320183910420631) -- HP, Omidyar, the eBay guy...Why? Maddow's segment this week showed horrors for ordinary people in Russia, China, and others and frankly, there should be more of that talked about and shown about when America becomes China-like or worse, Russia. Why would anybody want that for their own country? In my 35 years in this country, I have seen the country fall so fast that it is mind boggling.

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Every Republican from local dog catcher to United States federal government must be voted out of office. It’ll percolate down to where only MAGAs vote for these criminals and that’s nowhere near enough votes to keep the crime syndicate that used to be the GOP in power. Read Thom Hartmann’s newsletter on why we continue to tolerate illegally elected Republican Presidents. Beginning with Nixon, none of them have any intention of keeping America a democracy. Not senators, state representatives, governors or mayors. None.

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If it were me, I would not trust medical personnel outside of Planned Parenthood if I were pregnant and seeking care or advice in a state with a ban. Maybe if it's someone you know personally or have a long-term relationship with - I'd say not worth the risk otherwise.

Can't remember if it was here or elsewhere, but I recall reading online recently that medical personnel were the most likely to turn you in for abortion "crimes".

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Can you help me understand exactly how the Ohio Constitution Change will work? Maybe foolishly I thought that local prosecutors would stop bringing cases against women and doctors who exercised their reproductive rights. Isnt that how it should work? But now I hear that cases will still have to be brought to the Ohio Supreme Court for ajudication. What gives?

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Thank you and Grace for all you do. It's invaluable.

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citizen-led initiatives is something that I've been thinking about lately. Can anyone educate me about the states that don't have that option. Is there any hope for recourse?

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Women who get pregnant in Texas are taking an awful risk with their lives. It's smarter to move out at least temporarily.

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