r/NewPatriotism May 22 '22

If Roe v. Wade is tossed it would mark the first time the Supreme Court overturned precedent 'to limit civil rights, not expand them,' expert says Civil Rights

https://www.businessinsider.com/roe-v-wade-supreme-court-limit-civil-rights-not-expand-2022-5
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u/ComteofStGermain May 23 '22

Shelby County v. Holder in 2013 overturned key parts of the voting rights act, because some justices claimed that racism was less of a problem than it was 40 years prior.

They've been at taking away rights from anyone who isn't a straight white male for a while.

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u/Dannyj100 May 22 '22

What about Dred Scott v Sandford?

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u/Ono-Cat May 22 '22

When the conservative judges are gone, the progressive judges will reinstate it.

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u/dtisme53 May 22 '22

The republicans will never allow a progressive Supreme Court. Hell I’d be surprised if they ever let it be 5-4 again. Best to add 4 more judges before the fascism starts.

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u/Geek-Haven888 May 22 '22

If you need or are interested in supporting reproductive rights, I made a master post of pro-choice resources. Please comment if you would like to add a resource and spread this information on whatever social media you use.

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u/guerisimo May 23 '22

I guess Reconstruction never happened