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This Last Week Has Been Rough For Americans

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Friday, June 24, 2022 was a rough day for Americans with a uterus. The Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade (1973), making it illegal to have an abortion.

Published stories about the issue:

It’s Not Just About Abortion, Y’all

My Daughter Will Have Fewer Reproductive Rights Than My Grandmother Did by Taylor Ellison

You Don’t Really Believe a Fetus is a Person

The Logical Fallacy at the Heart of the Anti-Abortion Movement

January 6 Public Hearing

Former White House aide, Cassidy Hutchinson, 25, testified today in a public hearing related to the January 6, 2022 invasion on the Nation’s Capital.

Hutchinson’s testimony revealed that President Trump had planned the attack, with information of the days leading to the deadly event.

Additionally, Hutchinson had first-hand knowledge of President Trump’s breakdown when he was seen assaulting his Secret Service detail on multiple occasions, including throwing a plate of food across a White House dining room and grabbing the steering wheel while Secret Service was driving President Trump away from the Capital, toward the West Wing.

Listen to Hutchinson’s brave testimony here, on PBS news.

Ghislaine Maxwell Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison

Ghislaine Maxwell, 60, has been sentenced today, in a New York federal court, following the conviction of sex trafficking minors.

Victims and survivors of Maxwell’s sex abuse were able to share their victim impact statements and Maxwell offered well-wishes, but never apologized for her role in the abuse.

New York federal judge sentenced Maxwell to 20 years in Federal prison, above the recommended sentence.



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Taylor Ellison

Taylor Ellison


Posts 2x weekly about things like: Parallel Parenting, Parental Alienation, current events, social issues, ethical dilemmas, true crime and more.