» Log in
User Name:


Not a member yet?
Register Now!
» Today's Birthdays
» Members Online: 79
10 members and 69 guests
Ari, ceptimus, Ensign Steve, JoeP, Josephfub, Josephtully, Kamilah Hauptmann, Robertnah, Tuyetpew
Most users ever online was 4,508, 06-12-2015 at 09:23 AM.
» Latest Posts
Go to first new post What's up with you?
06-29-2009 01:19 PM
Last post by ceptimus
Today 09:28 PM
5,721 Replies, 1,032,828 Views
Go to first new post Bend Over, Facebook is Back
04-23-2010 04:19 AM
Last post by Ari
Today 09:21 PM
928 Replies, 287,224 Views
Go to first new post I don't have to understand...
Today 09:18 PM
Last post by Ensign Steve
Today 09:18 PM
0 Replies, 8 Views
Go to first new post Bits and PCs - a Computers...
03-22-2018 08:12 PM
by JoeP
Last post by Kamilah Hauptmann
Today 09:00 PM
425 Replies, 177,292 Views
Go to first new post Winnie the Flu
01-25-2020 01:04 PM
by JoeP
Last post by Ari
Today 08:51 PM
2,426 Replies, 328,744 Views
Go to first new post Countdown from one million...
11-28-2005 02:40 PM
Last post by vremya
Today 03:05 PM
177,464 Replies, 20,174,450 Views
Welcome to the Freethought Forum
The lofty high Renaissance and marked mannerism. The heavy and ornate Baroque era, followed by the gentle Rococo. Harsh neo-classicism, rich romanticism, lush naturalism, stern realism, blurred impressionism. Heady surrealism, blockish cubism, postwar Dada, pointy-cornered art deco and cookie cutter Bauhaus. Let us skip the dreariness of the past half century and arrive finally at FF Style.

» FF News Feed
Add our news to your website!

Roe v Wade: Pretty cool while it lasted
Sep 21, 2021 - 5:48 AM - by beyelzu
so I have been reading stories about Gilead er Texas and I have wanted to share them here.

I don't think we have a dedicated reproductive rights thread, sadly, given the current assault on reproductive rights, I think we need one.

After the Texas law went into effect, Alan Braid performed a newly illegal abortion.

Then, this month, everything changed. A new Texas law, known as S.B. 8, virtually banned any abortion beyond about the sixth week of pregnancy. It shut down about 80 percent of the abortion services we provide. Anyone who suspects I have violated the new law can sue me for at least $10,000. They could also sue anybody who helps a person obtain an abortion past the new limit, including, apparently, the driver who brings a patient to my clinic.

For me, it is 1972 all over again.

And that is why, on the morning of Sept. 6, I provided an abortion to a woman who, though still in her first trimester, was beyond the state’s new limit. I acted because I had a duty of care to this patient, as I do for all patients, and because she has a fundamental right to receive this care.
Dr Braid explains himself in this editorial

Now he is being sued as the texas law entails.

Since the Texas ban took effect Sept. 1, advocates on both sides of the abortion debate have been anticipating such
... [Read More]
0 Replies | 80 Views
» Random Thread Archive
  Title, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
This Old House of Ours
by beyelzu
09-20-2021 07:09 PM
09-20-2021 10:54 PM
by specious_reasons
4 198
Never Forget
09-11-2021 01:03 PM
09-13-2021 04:46 PM
by Stephen Maturin
10 514
How Twitter?
08-30-2021 01:49 PM
08-30-2021 05:13 PM
by specious_reasons
3 447
Misplaced Distrust
08-27-2021 12:18 PM
08-27-2021 04:08 PM
by Ari
1 525
Voter turnout in local...
08-04-2021 10:33 PM
08-05-2021 07:20 PM
by JoeP
4 1,113
» Stats
Members: 151,324
Threads: 29,361
Posts: 1,359,468
Top Poster: Crumb (60,647)
Welcome to our newest member, Josephfub
» Current Poll
What do you want to happen to your body after you are dead?
Embalm and bury me! - 0%
0 Votes
Just put me in the stupid ground! - 9.52%
2 Votes
Cremate me! - 52.38%
11 Votes
Science me! - 14.29%
3 Votes
Other me! (alkaline hydrolysis, etc.) - 14.29%
3 Votes
Freeze me so I can live forever! - 4.76%
1 Vote
Do whatever is cheapest and easiest, because I’m dead! - 52.38%
11 Votes
Haul me to Poland! - 23.81%
5 Votes
Total Votes: 21
You may not vote on this poll.
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.0.1

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 09:32 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.2
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Page generated in 0.42311 seconds with 15 queries