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Fiendish Thingy

(15,906 posts)
Tue Apr 9, 2024, 08:13 PM Apr 9

My sincere thanks to the AZ SupremeCourt!

With your ruling today, you have ensured the following:

Joe Biden will win AZ in November
Rueben Gallego will be the next senator from AZ
Voters will enshrine reproductive rights in the AZ constitution in November, rendering today’s ruling both obsolete and unconstitutional.

In addition, the odds of Dems winning local, state and federal offices in AZ just increased dramatically.

So, thanks a bunch AZ Supreme Court!

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My sincere thanks to the AZ SupremeCourt! (Original Post) Fiendish Thingy Apr 9 OP
YOU ARE SO CORRECT! (sorry for yelling, lol) Lunabell Apr 9 #1
Leave it to the states, they said. C_U_L8R Apr 9 #2
Aye, but tempered by my sincere regrets... Mister Ed Apr 9 #3
Some may die Tansy_Gold Apr 9 #6
And yes, we're STILL waiting. calimary Apr 10 #29
I am occasionally tempted to change my signature line Tansy_Gold Apr 10 #32
Indeed, without a doubt! anciano Apr 9 #4
Donate to an abortion fund to celebrate, because in the meantime, people will be hurting. WhiskeyGrinder Apr 9 #5
Like moth to flame shelshaw Apr 9 #7
Yep.. could they be anymore Stupid? Probably. Cha Apr 9 #8
Pissed-off women voters are dangerous. DinahMoeHum Apr 9 #9
I think the same thing is going to happen in Florida whopis01 Apr 9 #10
Turn AZ solidly blue Demovictory9 Apr 9 #11
K&R spanone Apr 9 #12
"women are not without electoral or political power," Biden said. "You're about to realize just how much."... bsiebs Apr 9 #13
I loved it when he said that! You can't say they weren't warned! liberalla Apr 10 #19
Wish I could have seen Alito's face BaronChocula Apr 10 #23
I hope you are correct FuzzyRabbit Apr 9 #14
It is hard to say thank you. Unless state legislature changes it, there will be a lot of suffering even mucifer Apr 9 #15
Hopefully there will be a stay to delay enforcement Fiendish Thingy Apr 9 #16
But, what about the physicians who don't want to go to prison.? I'm sure some will mucifer Apr 10 #17
The AG can say she won't prosecute.... careful with that: SupportSanity Apr 10 #25
AZ has Dem governor Fiendish Thingy Apr 10 #26
Thanks for the reminder SupportSanity Apr 10 #33
If we all work hard to GOTV, this will definitely come true Wednesdays Apr 10 #18
There are a LOT of GOP women who assumed choice would always be there. oldsoftie Apr 10 #20
Hell hath no fury like women voters scorned! SupportSanity Apr 10 #21
Arizonan Barry Goldwater "evolved" on abortion SpankMe Apr 10 #22
He favored a volunteer army as well. murielm99 Apr 10 #24
Cuz nobody wants to admit they were wrong, calimary Apr 10 #31
This old theatrical from Arizona has a vision. ChazInAz Apr 10 #27
Let's see the GOP destroyed like that printer from Office Space Blue Owl Apr 10 #28
You go...absolutely right. Demsrule86 Apr 10 #30
Those were pretty much my thoughts as soon as I heard the report, and then having seen AZ Gov on tv msfiddlestix Apr 10 #34

Tansy_Gold

(17,935 posts)
6. Some may die
Tue Apr 9, 2024, 09:09 PM
Apr 9

Child rape victims' lives will be forever changed.

Families will be burdened.

Hearts will be broken.

I came across this today when looking for a quote to add to the daily Stock Market Watch thread:

The prediction that in the wake of the Hill-Thomas hearings, the Kennedy Smith trial, and other insults to women in the U.S., “visible, articulate fury” from those women would constitute “the warning of a revolution yet to come” came dramatically true. The year 1992 saw the highest number of women in U.S. history run for public office at every level—local, state, and federal. Furthermore, the elections saw a record number of women win. We doubled our numbers in the Senate and in the House of Representatives (although six out of one hundred in the former and approximately one-quarter of the latter is hardly cause for relaxation). We are now one-fifth of all state legislatures—yet we are still 51 percent of the population. Since a democracy half governed is not a democracy, this simply means more revolution still to come.

Robin Morgan. From the "Foreword" to the 1994 Second Edition of The Word of a Woman: Feminist Dispatches


My emphasis added, because this was published 30 years ago. Thirty fucking years.

Tansy_Gold

(17,935 posts)
32. I am occasionally tempted to change my signature line
Wed Apr 10, 2024, 08:41 PM
Apr 10

Then I remember it's still all too true.

from Margaret Atwood: Men are afraid women will laugh at them; women are afraid men will kill them.

Because they STILL DO.

whopis01

(3,557 posts)
10. I think the same thing is going to happen in Florida
Tue Apr 9, 2024, 09:50 PM
Apr 9

The 6 week abortion ban goes into effect May 1st.

But on the ballot in November is an amendment to protect abortion until viability (24 weeks).

For a kicker recreational marijuana is also on the ballot. And while that is likely to draw out more liberals than conservatives, Republicans politicians have huge personal investments in it, so they are pushing hard for it to pass - which means they are appealing to liberal voters for it.

bsiebs

(696 posts)
13. "women are not without electoral or political power," Biden said. "You're about to realize just how much."...
Tue Apr 9, 2024, 10:44 PM
Apr 9

GOTV!

BaronChocula

(1,743 posts)
23. Wish I could have seen Alito's face
Wed Apr 10, 2024, 01:56 PM
Apr 10

as his own words were turned against him. What a despicable creature.

mucifer

(23,750 posts)
15. It is hard to say thank you. Unless state legislature changes it, there will be a lot of suffering even
Tue Apr 9, 2024, 10:58 PM
Apr 9

just in the time waiting until November.

Fiendish Thingy

(15,906 posts)
16. Hopefully there will be a stay to delay enforcement
Tue Apr 9, 2024, 11:12 PM
Apr 9

And the AG has said she will not prosecute any cases under the law.

So, hopefully, women in Arizona will be both protected and pissed off from now until November.

mucifer

(23,750 posts)
17. But, what about the physicians who don't want to go to prison.? I'm sure some will
Wed Apr 10, 2024, 05:18 AM
Apr 10

leave the state before November.

SupportSanity

(327 posts)
25. The AG can say she won't prosecute.... careful with that:
Wed Apr 10, 2024, 05:09 PM
Apr 10

Florida court won’t reinstate prosecutor removed by DeSantis
for refusal to prosecute abortion cases

https://apnews.com/article/desantis-florida-prosecutor-suspended-e396fa31b17a1b1b075d353e6464aa55

DeSantis suspends another elected prosecutor in move derided as ‘politically motivated’

https://www.politico.com/news/2023/08/09/desantis-suspends-state-attorney-worrell-00110445

oldsoftie

(12,910 posts)
20. There are a LOT of GOP women who assumed choice would always be there.
Wed Apr 10, 2024, 12:13 PM
Apr 10

And many of them are PISSED; as evidenced by the votes already held in red states like Kansas.
I know a couple myself.

SupportSanity

(327 posts)
21. Hell hath no fury like women voters scorned!
Wed Apr 10, 2024, 12:52 PM
Apr 10

Perfect timing — right after Trump said he would leave it to the states. Great timing for democrats!

SpankMe

(3,010 posts)
22. Arizonan Barry Goldwater "evolved" on abortion
Wed Apr 10, 2024, 01:55 PM
Apr 10

He was pretty much against it early on. But when the GOP proposed a constitutional amendment banning it at the national level, he started to waiver.

Not only did he say being anti-abortion would be a loser for the GOP nationally, but he also became in favor of gays serving openly in the military. Later in his life, he made some public statements that could be interpreted as being almost pro-choice. He moderated as he aged.

We're seeing no such moderation among aging Trumpers.

murielm99

(30,897 posts)
24. He favored a volunteer army as well.
Wed Apr 10, 2024, 03:03 PM
Apr 10

That was considered a conservative position. I never quite understood why.

calimary

(82,069 posts)
31. Cuz nobody wants to admit they were wrong,
Wed Apr 10, 2024, 07:27 PM
Apr 10

or worse, that they’ve been HAD. Because they voted the way the trumpies and the slicky-boys fooled them into doing.

ChazInAz

(2,614 posts)
27. This old theatrical from Arizona has a vision.
Wed Apr 10, 2024, 06:09 PM
Apr 10

The republican members of Arizona's government are going to feel like they were in an electoral version of the climax of The Bacchae.
It will be brutal for them, and their own hubris brought it down on them!

msfiddlestix

(7,302 posts)
34. Those were pretty much my thoughts as soon as I heard the report, and then having seen AZ Gov on tv
Wed Apr 10, 2024, 09:16 PM
Apr 10

clued me in that these right wing lunatics whatever gender are in for a really hard reckoning come Nov.
I hope each and every one of the states ruling on banning abortions lose their asses en mass and forever.



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