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Friday, June 24, 2022

Turns Out, Women Are Not Human

When Women Became No Longer Equal, Part 2: U.S. Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade (24 June 2022)

New York Times 
24 June 2022
(online edition)

Welp, ladies, it seems that we are not, after all, autonomous human beings, fully entitled to determine the course of our own lives, fully entrusted with control over our own bodies. You know, free and equal citizens. And all that. Congratulations to us!

Thanks for deciding things for all of us, you six wise ones of Supreme Court!

And here we are, in 2022, hurtling back to 1922? 1822? 1722? Or when, exactly . . .

What's ahead? For a hint of what may be to come, here's a look at what it was like for women when they were not recognized as legal persons, click here.

For more on the question "Are Women Human?" click here.

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