Women in the United States have already lost their freedom to choose. Here’s how we get it back.

A protestor waves an “Abortion” flag outside the Supreme Court.

The recent addition of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court has sparked many fearful conversations about what could happen to Roe v. Wade. As I listen, I can’t help but feel that we’re missing the bigger picture. These conversations neglect all the ways our freedom to choose has already been lost. The Supreme Court doesn’t need to overturn Roe v. Wade in order to make it nearly impossible for women to access abortions. It’s happening right now. Over 1,300 new provisions…

The president dismissed concerns that Roe v. Wade may be in trouble at Tuesday night’s debate. This is the one card he’s playing close to his chest.

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The first presidential debate was undeniably exhausting to watch, and at times, it was truly difficult to decipher what was being said between Trump’s shouts and taunts. Even moderator Chris Wallace of Fox News — Trump’s home team — had a hard time keeping up with the chaos. After 82 minutes of excruciating noise, Wallace called on Biden to answer Trump’s final question. Biden raised his eyebrows and said, “His final question is? I can’t remember which of all his rantings.” And Wallace, an incompetent moderator at best, responded, “I’m having a little trouble myself,” with a giggle.

And Trump…

Christine Zulkosky

Writer, women’s rights activist, and creator of @thefemalesex on Instagram.

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