One of the saddest days in America for democracy and freedom.
There are so many competitors for my anger these days that I am often simply overwhelmed and don’t know where to begin. This one, however, robbed me of a night’s sleep and nearly wrote itself in my head last night as I tried counting sheep, counting backward by 2s from 200, and played countless games of Sudoku on my phone.
The target of my acerbic tongue today? Women’s rights … women’s rights that in the last two days have been set back by 100 years or more in the not-so-great state of Texas. No, folks, this isn’t just about abortion as many would have you believe … this is about women’s rights. Now that we are told we cannot decide for ourselves whether we are financially and emotionally ready to have a child, the rest of our rights will be as a house of cards.
The Texas legislature passed a…
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