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Free, Safe, Legal Abortion on Demand: a Fighting Program to Win

The recently-leaked draft opinion by Samuel Alito shows conclusively that the conservative Supreme Court is poised to overturn Roe v. Wade with devastating consequences. In response we must build a movement to defend and expand abortion rights.

Left Voice

May 16, 2022
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Nine unelected judges, three of whom were appointed by Donald Trump, are poised to decide the fate of hundreds of millions of Americans this summer. We cannot allow this to happen. As the leaked draft opinion by Samuel Alito clearly shows, the court is very likely to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision that has made abortion legal in all states since it was passed in 1973. This decision will be a catastrophe for millions of Americans, and will hit poor people, working class people, and working class people of color particularly hard. In response we must build a fighting movement to defend abortion rights and to win national legislation guaranteeing the right to free, safe, legal, and accessible abortion for anyone who wants one.

The same Far Right that is attacking abortion rights is also attacking LGBTQ+ rights and trans youth, and therefore our struggle to defend abortion is also a struggle for the rights of all these people. Only by building power in our communities and workplaces can we confront the far-Right conservative agenda that is in service of the ruling class.

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