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Tri-Valley rallies support access to safe and legal abortions

Original post made on May 4, 2022

Several dozen people joined together in Livermore and Dublin on Tuesday in a show of support for protecting access to safe and legal abortions in the wake of a Politico report citing a draft opinion from U.S. Supreme Court signaling...

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Posted by Michael Austin
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on May 4, 2022 at 8:39 am

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This is not the end for abortions!
No matter how the court rules, abortions will remain readily available in America in most states. I for one support women's right to choose. The father of fetus to be aborted have no rights to prevent the abortion.

On another note: Congressmen Eric Swalwell writing on twitter. "The republicans won't stop with banning abortion. They want to ban interracial marriage". What a ridiculous comment from our congressmen.

In America 20 percent of all marriages are interracial marriages. Add that to interracial households in America, 30 percent of all households in America are interracial or mixed-race households.

The top ten states population diversity is 64 percent to 76 percent mixed race households. California is number two with 68 percent mixed race households. The top ten counties in the U.S. with mixed race households are 74 percent to 78 percent mixed race households. Alameda and Solano counties have 75 percent and 76 percent mixed race households.

Nearly 40 percent of the population in Pleasanton is nonwhite or of mixed-race households.


Posted by Jake Waters
a resident of Birdland
on May 4, 2022 at 9:27 am

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The Pleasanton Weekly seemed to have left a big piece of the discussion out: Abortion isn’t outlawed, it just returns to the individual states to address. Perhaps blue states could put it out for a vote. Secondly, this leak (surprised Democrats haven’t blamed Putin for the leak) is to intimate the Conservative Justices on the bench.

Fear mongering is all that is left for the Democratic Party. BTW, did you read today that ALL 22 candidates backed by Trump won their Primaries? The new Kingmaker. November is going to be a blood bath for Liberals.


Posted by Swagu
a resident of Bridle Creek
on May 4, 2022 at 12:15 pm

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Suddenly American don't like power to the status like the founding fathers intended!

Great day for children, great day for families, and great day for America!


Posted by Dave Ott
a resident of Vintage Hills
on May 4, 2022 at 3:08 pm

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I am not going to sugar coat it - abortion is murder of a human being. The Roe decision by the Supreme Court in 1973 was the single most wrong decision in the history of the court. The brief that was written was not based on the law, but instead based on lies. We have been waiting for the Supreme Court to right this wrong for nearly 50 years, and I say thank God!


Posted by MikeDavis
a resident of Carriage Gardens
on May 4, 2022 at 3:52 pm

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For the first time in this country's history, the Supreme Court is going to take away a right guaranteed to the people. Sad day to live in in the "land of free." Hope you all are ready for Christian Sharia law.


Posted by Jake Waters
a resident of Birdland
on May 4, 2022 at 5:52 pm

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First, read the leaked draft. It does not call for the elimination of abortion. It calls for Democracy and gives the issue back to the states and the opportunity for people to vote on it.


Posted by MikeDavis
a resident of Carriage Gardens
on May 4, 2022 at 7:39 pm

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Ive read it quite thoroughly.

Since you're a supporter of allowing the states and voters to decide which rights people are allowed to have, would you support allowing the states and voters to decide what gun rights people are allowed? What religious freedoms people are allowed? What speech they are allowed? What race partner they can marry? Whether their schools should be racially segregated? Whether they should be allowed to use contraception?

If not, why is the right to make private medical decisions different?

The best Alito could come up with is sarcastic comments about how none of those rights involve abortion. Maybe you can do better than Justice (lol) Alito.


Posted by Ben J.
a resident of Birdland
on May 4, 2022 at 10:15 pm

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So if you read it, why the parroting of false, fear mongering, leftist bullet points.
Half of what you bullet point are actual Constitutional Rights and only Democrats create state laws that infringe those.
Funny how the Constitution is only convenient for Democrats when they try to make it suit their anti-American agenda.
Since you brought up contraception, if it wasn't for leftist activist judges, R v W would have never been heard. Teach yourself SC real history. Not the fake history every leftist repeats as factual.


Posted by Pleasanton Parent
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on May 5, 2022 at 12:07 am

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Dumb
Especially in Ca
Schools are failing teaching reading comprehension


Posted by MikeDavis
a resident of Carriage Gardens
on May 5, 2022 at 2:48 am

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Leftest Judges decided Roe v Wade? That's an interesting take.

The decision was 7-2. Three of the ayes were cast by judges appointed by the notable leftist Richard Nixon and two ayes were cast by judges appointed by the known communist Dwight Eisenhower (both republicans for those not aware). Only two of the three judges appointed by Democratic presidents voted in favor of Roe.

Cant blame the leftests for this one. Nice attempt to rewrite history though.

The schools I attended taught reading comprehension and history quite effectively. It appears the schools you all attended skipped the history.


Posted by MikeDavis
a resident of Carriage Gardens
on May 5, 2022 at 3:07 am

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And like those other rights, as the Roe Court established, the right to an abortion is also a constitutional right founded in the 1st, 4th, 5th, 9th, and 14th amendments. That constitutional right has been retained by the people for nearly 50 years. That is until this court makes the unprecedented and overtly activist move of removing a constitutional right from the people.


Posted by Jake Waters
a resident of Birdland
on May 5, 2022 at 8:09 am

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Mike

Those rights you talk about are in the constitution. You might want to read that, it’s not very long. Secondly, abortion is not in the constitution. I’m not going to get into my personal opinion of abortion, I’m just pointing out that Democrats created the leak, the crisis, for the upcoming election. They are spinning fear again. Just like you.


Posted by KathleenRuegsegger
a resident of Vintage Hills
on May 5, 2022 at 9:03 am

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The assumption is that without rights to abortion, the woman will have and raise the child, often without the help of the father.

Will we instead go back to orphanages? Or perhaps count on foster care, where many 18 year olds are booted out of a home because the funding has stopped? This nation needs to plan better for these babies/children/young adults if they will cut off access to abortion. Perhaps birth control with some factor for income is a step in the right direction.


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