2022-06-27: News Headlines

Fight Back (2022-06-27). Pro-abortion protests at U.S. Supreme Court. fightbacknews.org Washington, DC – In the wake of the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark case that granted women a constitutional right to abortion, hundreds took to the streets of Washington DC on June 24. They protested outside the Supreme Court against what they see as an unjust decision. | Chants of "This decision must not stand. Legal abortion on demand!" "Forced motherhood illegitimate! Supreme Court illegitimate!" and "Aborto legal ya!" and "Legal abortion now!" rang out as organizers from Rise Up 4 Abortion Rights emceed a rally and led a group of demonstrators at the U.S. Supreme Court. | "Dem…

Staff (2022-06-27). Under unilateral sanctions but generous host of refugees. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) – Hosted by about 5 million Afghan nationals in the country, Iran is the fourth country in the world that generously hosts refugees despite enduring the consequences of oppressive sanctions.

_____ (2022-06-26). How Latin American Women Are Winning Abortion Rights. popularresistance.org It was inconceivable, just five years ago, that ultra-conservative Colombia would decriminalize abortion, or that Catholic, neoliberal Chile would be gearing up to vote on a new constitution that enshrines sexual and reproductive rights, including on-request abortion. | Yet in February, Colombia's constitutional court removed abortion (up to 24 weeks) from the criminal code in response to a court case brought by Causa Justa—the spearhead of a wide-ranging social and legal campaign of more than 120 groups and thousands of activists. | Colombia is now "at the forefront of the region and the world," according…

Joel Warner (2022-06-26). LEVER WEEKLY: Welcome To Post-Roe America. levernews.com Since we first launched this news organization, we have sounded the alarm: The corporate takeover of the Supreme Court, helped by Republicans' malfeasance and Democrats' incompetence, would have dire consequences. Now the fallout has arrived: Roe v. Wade has been eradicated, and with it, federal protections for abortion rights.Along with a recap of The Lever's reporting this week, this edition of Lever Weekly, open to everyone, consolidates all of our relevant coverage related to the Supreme Court and Roe. We offer this round-up as a reminder of the value of building independent news outlets that tell the stories…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-26). United States rises up in fight for abortion rights. peoplesdispatch.org Joyce Chediac of the feminist organization Redstockings talks about the recent US Supreme Court verdict that removes federal abortion rights and the history and possibly futures of organizing for reproductive justice…

Editor (2022-06-26). NYT Hypes NYC Police Spending, Buries School Cuts. scheerpost.com By Ari Paul / FAIR The New York Times (6/10/22) reported on NYC Mayor Eric Adams' first budget agreement, saying it "excludes…proposals to significantly increase staffing levels at the city's jails…[and] increase the Police Department's budget." This is the culmination of a fierce debate, the Times told readers, between a mayor with "politically moderate roots" and a progressive city …

WEXIT (2022-06-26). Overturning Roe is Illegitimate: SCOTUS Decision Must Not Stand. indybay.org 5: 00 pm Protests at Supreme Court & everywhere, nationwide | RiseUp4AbortionRights.org is calling on people to bring the gears of society to a grinding halt through nonviolent mass resistance to compel the federal government to reverse the overturning of Roe v Wade by codifying into law access to abortion on demand nationwide.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-06-26). Grupos de DD.HH. expresan preocupación por situación en Ecuador. telesurtv.net La Misión Internacional de Solidaridad y Derechos Humanos llegó a Ecuador para observar lo que sucede en el paro nacional.

____ (2022-06-26). (W.E.Talk) Why the U.S. Keeps Doubting China on Human Rights Issues. ecns.cn Michael Borchmann, German expert on China and former head of the European and International Affairs Division of the Hessen State Government in Germany, shares his opinion.

Dave Id (2022-06-26). SCOTUS Overturns Roe v Wade: The Dissent of Justices Breyer, Sotomayor, and Kagan. indybay.org Justices Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor, and Elena Kagan: "Today, the Court discards that balance. It says that from the very moment of fertilization, a woman has no rights to speak of. A State can force her to bring a pregnancy to term, even at the steepest personal and familial costs."

Staff (2022-06-26). Israeli regime detains 11 Palestinians in West Bank. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 26 (MNA) — Media have reported that eleven Palestinians were arrested by the Israeli regime in the West Bank on Saturday.

PSL SDS FRSO CPUSA (2022-06-26). Friday 6/24: San José Emergency Action: Defend Abortion Rights! indybay.org San José City Hall | 200 East Santa Clara Street | San José, CA 95113…

TeleSUR -HIM, JL (2022-06-26). Realizan movilización en Ciudad de México por orgullo LGBTIQ. telesurtv.net La marcha defiende los derechos a la diversidad de orientación sexual en México, una de las sociedades más machistas y con mayor índice de crímenes contra la comunidad LGBTIQ+.

Haidar Eid (2022-06-26). It's Time to Free Gazans From the World's Largest Open-Air Prison. commondreams.org Israel will keep Palestinians imprisoned on the Gaza Strip, and continue to slowly suffocate them for another 15 or even 1 years if the world does not wake up and say "enough."

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