Warning: don’t judge a book by Morrisey’s cover
I recently saw this on the West Virginia Attorney General’s official Twitter account:
The WV AG announced Thursday that he signed the Women’s Bill of Rights.— WV Attorney General (@WestVirginiaAG) September 1, 2022
Read more at https://t.co/EvUy4ghY9R
Hmmm. Had I misjudged Patrick Morrisey all these years? Was he actually a . . .
Senator Shelley Moore Capito: leave the abortion decision to the states
Here was Senator Shelley Moore Capito’s statement after the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent abortion decision. In it, Capito clearly stated that the decision should be left to the states:
My statement on the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s . . .
Senator Joe Manchin on the abortion decision
From his congressional website:
“I am deeply disappointed that the Supreme Court has voted to . . .
Predictable: without any evidence, WV’s Republican leadership quickly blames Democrats for the Supreme Court leak
At this point, the person who leaked the upcoming U.S. Supreme Court decision on abortion has not been identified. How, then, did any of the following West Virginia Republicans know who revealed the decision?
First up was WV’s Treasurer, Riley Moore. Without any evidence, Moore quickly blamed the Democrats. (Notice his definitive . . .
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Republican senators—including Collins and Murkowski—have already joined with Joe Manchin to block codification of abortion rights at the federal level. If the right to choose is to be saved, it will be an urgent state-by-state struggle that begins NOW!— John Nichols (@NicholsUprising) May 4, 2022
A look at a WV Pro-Life group’s message to Delegate Danielle Walker
From WV Metro News’ Brad McElhinny:
Black delegate receives an anti-abortion message conveyed by a Klan image
The article begins:
West Virginia’s only Black, female delegate was targeted with an anti-abortion message showing an image of a klansman.
Delegate Danielle Walker, D-Monongalia, received . . .
By now, you’ve probably read or heard about the new Texas anti-abortion law which will significantly curtail abortion rights in that state:
Last night, the Supreme Court officially overturned five decades of settled law and permitted Texas' unconstitutional abortion ban to stand.
Yes: They gutted Roe v. Wade without hearing arguments, in . . .