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Women have Rights! Rally to overturn Hobby Lobby Ruling
Date Thursday July 03
Time 6:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location Details
Meet at 6 pm, Powell and Market, near the cable car turnaround, San Francisco
Event Type Protest
Organizer/AuthorSomer Loen
Rally and Speak out against the Supreme Court's decision to allow bosses to deny women insurance for birth control!

Get up and get out. Take to the streets. Flex your muscles a day early for Independence and Freedom for all!

We demand:
End the War on Women
Overturn the Hobby Lobby and buffer zone ruling
Abortion on demand and without aplogy

"Don’t take no for an answer. If it didn’t work today, tomorrow is another day." - Ruth Bader Ginsberg

Bring your signs, your voices and passion for justice.
Added to the calendar on Wednesday Jul 2nd, 2014 3:40 PM

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It's great that people are rallying. There are a number of things people can still fight for within or around the confines of this evil decision.

But there is no appealing SCOTUS decisions, and as whack as that decision was, it seems unlikely the five white men who decided it -- showing how disingenuous and wrong they knew their decision was by saying it only applied in this case and only for birth control, not transfusions, etc -- they are not going to want to revisit the issue any time soon.

Unfortunately, it may be 10 or 20 years, at least, before this decision is put aside by a new SCOTUS. Most of the conservative judges are relatively young and likely to stick around for a while.
by Remember Roe v Wade
Thursday Jul 3rd, 2014 3:09 AM
It is mass movements, not judges or presidents that make the difference. Richard Nixon was certainly a fascist, but we won not only the Environmental Protection Agency while he was president, we won the right to abortion in 1973 with Roe v Wade, with the majority opinion written by a Nixon appointee, Justice Blackmun, and a Kennedy appointee, Justice White, dissented. The pro-abortion movement was part of our peace movement against the war against Vietnam, the umbrella for the women's and gay liberation movements that were reborn in the late 1960s. Women are 51% of the population; we need to see millions of women in the streets now for the right to free abortion on demand with no restrictions.
by Observed
Friday Jul 4th, 2014 6:47 AM
Rallying is nice but the reality is, it would take Congress in lieu of the SCOTUS changing its ruling sometime in the future, to reverse the effects of it in the short term. Does anyone really think Congress is going to get anything done? If you do, I own a bridge back east that I'll sell you a piece of for five bucks.
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