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Supreme Court overturns federal abortion rights

Original post made on Jun 24, 2022

The Supreme Court reversed the court's Roe v. Wade decision granting women the federal right to an abortion in the U.S., sending authority back to the states. In reaction, Gov. Newsom signed Bauer-Kahan's protection bill on Friday.

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Posted by Joe Doaks
a resident of San Ramon
on Jun 24, 2022 at 4:00 pm

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Hilarious listening to Gavin Newsome co-opt Barrack Obama's speech pattern!


Posted by dknute
a resident of Golden Eagle
on Jun 24, 2022 at 5:43 pm

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Just shut up. This decision, if you wish to call it that, doesn’t effectively do anything in California. Not one person will be effected by it in this state, other than Newscum, using taxpayers dollars to pay for abortions for anyone who needs the assistance. And, California has plenty of money to do it!


Posted by Swagu
a resident of Bridle Creek
on Jun 24, 2022 at 5:45 pm

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GREAT NEWS! BABIES JUMPING FOR JOY!


Posted by Michael Austin
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Jun 24, 2022 at 6:44 pm

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"These Supreme Court justices say that they're going to follow precedent, and the law of precedent includes evaluating precedent to determine whether the precedent is right. These liberal politicians don't have any problem when liberal justices overturn conservative precedent...they only seem to cry about precedent when one of their cases gets overturned."


Posted by dknute
a resident of Golden Eagle
on Jun 24, 2022 at 6:49 pm

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Michael Austin. You get it. This court is following the law. It’s not opinions, it’s a rule of law.
Now, if only the justice department (executive branch) can do the same.


Posted by Jake Waters
a resident of Birdland
on Jun 24, 2022 at 7:29 pm

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The Supreme Court DOES NOT make laws. They make decisions on whether laws made are in conflict with the Constitution. This was their ruling today and accurately so. The Democrats have been complaining that Democracy is dying in plain site, well, here is an example of Democracy- the voters get to decide within their individual states. Just remember, abortion rights are at the bottom along with Climate Change. People are more interested in inflation, gas prices, school curriculums, the southern boarder, and concerns about a war that does not affect this country. When the Democrat enforcers (BLM and Antifa) begin their ‘Night Of Rage,’ it will backfire.


Posted by Ben J.
a resident of Birdland
on Jun 24, 2022 at 9:49 pm

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This article, written by partisan far left people, not journalists by any definition, other than they were supposedly educated by leftist 'professors', shows what this local rag has devolved into. Unfortunately the new radical leftist 'editor' has hinted at and promoted his agenda. Spin it how you want, but the fact that this ruling follows the constitution, not the UNCONSTITUTIONAL, ruling from 50 years ago, shows how unhinged, uneducated and how ignorant the left and democrats have become.
They literally believe that killing a live person at or after conception, is their choice. So why is it if someone kills a pregnant woman, pretty much 100% of the time, prosecutors charge the killer with double homicide; one for the woman and one for the unborn child?
Was there mention of the terrorist acts inflicted against multiple pregnancy centers that do not promote abortion? Was there mention that this administration did zero to stop the terrorist attacks against those pregnancy centers or the terrorist threats against Supreme Court justices? Nope, doesn't fit these fake journalists agenda.


Posted by Lisa L Disbrow
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jun 24, 2022 at 9:52 pm

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Today I hear complaints from women and men claiming the SCOTUS decision on Roe v Wade threatens the health and safety of women. I hear no compassion or emotion for the loss of health and safety of the unborn men and women who die because of a successful abortion. Instead we rescue feral cats, foster and chip abandoned kittens and puppies and honor those who care for these needy animals. This is good but the contrast in how we feel towards the ending of little humans is not good. How is it our hearts can reject caring for the health and safety of our own? Compassion is missing for the little humans who have no control over their very creation. They are not at fault. They are the very definition of a victim in the abortion issue. Their rights to life, health and safety are ignored, minimized, canceled by the people whose choices initiated their lives. Why can't the needs of these people be treated with equal passion, protection and honor as the kittens, puppies and other animals we so cherish and adore? Why is it ok to have cold hearts towards these people who with just a few months we will cuddle, photo, rock and celebrate as beautiful miracles?


Posted by Ben J.
a resident of Birdland
on Jun 24, 2022 at 10:06 pm

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Fact. That this article has zero quotes, opinions or true facts from the 'other' side, proves this was nothing but a far left, democrat endorsed, political hit piece to stir the base.
Lazy, unethical journalists and journalism at its best.


Posted by Profx
a resident of Danville
on Jun 25, 2022 at 8:25 am

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The key word in the article is "Federal". The Supreme Court correctly ruled that the Federal Government did not have the authority to set abortion standards.
States have that right and California is just one example of a State that is expanding abortion rights. Ironically the Supreme Court ruling removes any Federal restrictions on abortions so all the outrage is pure politics... in my opinion.


Posted by Just Another Resident
a resident of Pleasanton Valley
on Jun 25, 2022 at 9:10 am

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"In the end, the majority says, all it must say to override stare decisis is one thing: that it believes Roe and Casey 'egregiously wrong. That rule could equally spell the end of any precedent with which a bare majority of the present Court disagrees. It makes radical change too easy and too fast, based on nothing more than the new views of new judges."

This is not how the Supreme Court is supposed to work.


Posted by Michael Austin
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Jun 25, 2022 at 5:59 pm

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A new Rasmussen poll shows more Americans want Roe V Wade overturned than want to keep the infamous Supreme Court decision in place that allows abortions up to birth.

Abortion activists have engaged in violence, vandalism and heated protests in response to a leaked draft opinion from the U.S. Supreme Court Reo V Wade. although Democrats and the liberal media want the Country to think a majority of Americans support Roe and abortions, the opposite is true.

Just as 11 recent polls show Americans are pro-life on abortion and online survey find more Americans want Roe overturned.

According to Rasmussen, 48% of likely U.S. voters would approve of a Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe V Wade, including 32% who would strongly approve, 45% would disapprove of overturning Roe V Wade, including 35% who would strongly disapprove.


Posted by PToWN94566
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jun 27, 2022 at 10:33 am

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Quite the typical Pleasanton responses on here. Since ya'll are claiming that SCOTUS simples upholds the law, then they better overturn loving v Virginia. And now with the ruling on prayer, it's only a matter time before prayer is implemented as a standard in PUBLIC schools. Thomas' leaked document a month ago also called for overturning same sex marriage, having a nation wide abortion ban, contraception, and sodomy laws. If anything, all these decisions are being made based off their Christian beliefs, There is no more separation of church and state. It's time the constitution is burned up and we return Lady Liberty to France. If it ain't white and Christian, it doesn't fit with the US dream. FYI to you pro-birth activities...Judaism doesn't define and believe that a fetus is alive or has a soul until it's birthed. The Talmud specifically states it's mere water and is subhuman until it's born. Judaism places a MOTHER's choice and her life above a POTENTIAL life. All those states outlawing all forms of abortion (and soon to be contraception...South Dakota), are literally denying a woman's religious freedoms. Slippery slopes folks.

This US experiment has been grand but it's failing miserably. And don't bother telling me to move. Telling someone to leave the country is about as anti-American as one can get.


Posted by Dave Ott
a resident of Vintage Hills
on Jun 27, 2022 at 12:16 pm

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Great news the Roe v Wade was overturned by the Supreme Court. Very sad that CA still wants to murder more babies! Shameful actions by governor Newsom and assembly woman Rebecca Bauer-Kahan. Come Nov 2022 let's vote them out of office.


Posted by Get the Facts
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jun 27, 2022 at 6:23 pm

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Quotes from above:

"A new Rasmussen poll shows more Americans want Roe V Wade overturned ..."
This is false, many polls show anywhere from 55 to well over 60% approve of a woman's right to choose.

"They literally believe that killing a live person at or after conception..."
Killing, for lack of a better word, at or after conception is very much not a "live person". A fetus cannot survive outside the womb until 22 weeks, and at 22 weeks the chance of survival is just 10%.

"I hear no compassion or emotion for the loss of health and safety of the unborn men and women who die because of a successful abortion"
Again, unborn babies perhaps? Not unborn "men and women". And over 20% of pregnancies end in miscarriages, so is that now a crime?

"Very sad that CA still wants to murder more babies!"
It's NOT killing babies, it's simply not. And if you feel that it is, I'm guessing that you think that these poor women who had to carry their babies to term (no matter what their situation is) could use the adoption system to their advantage. Well, there are over 60k kids in foster care in CA right now, so step up pro-lifers, put your money where your mouth is and help shrink this number.








Posted by Pleasanton Parent
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Jun 27, 2022 at 8:40 pm

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You’re surprised by loaded polarized language used by politicians and zealots. Democrats and Republicans do this all the time. Keep voting based on polarized positions and get more of the same. For every newsom there will be a cruz. Find moderates in both parties if you want the country back.


Posted by Michael Austin
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Jun 27, 2022 at 9:28 pm

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Scott Rasmussen was registered democrat, voted for Jimmy Carter 1977. Scott Rasmussen later became registered independent.

Scott Rasmussen was cofounder of Entertainment Sports Program Network, (ESPN).


Posted by Jake Waters
a resident of Birdland
on Jun 28, 2022 at 8:52 am

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I reread this article and it hit me: no comments, input, or arguments to the contrary. It is a one way deliberation without the even a hint of an alternative view.

Questions:

Will the Democrats allow the citizens of California to vote on it? If not, why?

Is Gavin going to begin increasing the footprint of Planned Parenthood into more of the poor ethnic neighborhoods?

Do the Democrats acknowledge that this is extremely racist since the majority of abortions are from Black females? Why are they not doing more if Black lives really matter?

Will California Democrats support Biden in his desire to create Federal abortion clinics (extermination centers) in our state?

And lastly, why do Democrats hate our children based on their behavior with abortions, turning our educational centers into sex instruction, and injecting our little ones with experimental drugs? Will there be a limit that they can get away with?


Posted by SHale99
a resident of Village High School
on Jun 28, 2022 at 12:14 pm

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"Why do Democrats hate our children based on their behavior with abortions, turning our educational centers into sex instruction, and injecting our little ones with experimental drugs"

Please show us examples of this opinion of yours. Just curious.


Posted by Kevin
a resident of Castlewood
on Jun 28, 2022 at 7:58 pm

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Jesus came to us as a man, not a king. He did not rule through laws but through love. He was actually against laws from the pharisees. He hung out with worse of the worst - tax collectors and sinners. Christians today want to do the opposite. They want to push their version of morality on the rest of the US. They are the 21st century Pharisees. Instead, they should be converting people through love and understanding. All they are doing is pushing people further away from Jesus.

The separation of church and state is a beautiful part of our constitution. The SCOTUS violated it. Allowing our laws to be dictated by the “evangelical” or Catholic version or interpretation of Christianity is wrong! That is what the Taliban does in Afghanistan- they set their laws by their interpretation of Koran. Let’s not make the US a Christian Taliban country!


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