Redmond Collective Action would like to honor & amplify Maestra L from the Latino Community Association of Central Oregon for her emotional labor of teaching Central Oregonians to do and be better. We thank you for sharing this work with us and in turn are sharing it with the community.

This is a repost of daylaborernetwork on IG which was a repost of Dr. Lauren MacIvor Thompson (Assistant Professor of History/Interdisciplinary Studies at Kennesaw State Univeresity from the Twitter handle: Historian of Birth Control Politics.

Justice Alito argues “…the Court has long been reluctant to recognize the rights that not mentioned in the Constitution…we must ask what the 14th amendment means… the clear answer is that the 14th ammendment does not provide the right to an abortion.”

By this logic, here’s what else the 14th amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America does not protect. A thread:

Marrying someone of a different race (Loving v. Virginia, 1967)

Birth control (Griswold v. Connecticut, 1965; Eisenstadt v. Baird,1973, others)

Women with young children who want to work (Phillips v. Martin Marietta, 1971)

Women’s ability to preside over legal documents involving their kids (Reed v. Reed, 1971)

Housing and benefits for female members of the armed services (Frontiero v. Richardson, 1973)

Advertising jobs that specify only men can apply (Pittsburgh Press v. Pittsburgh Commission on Human Relations, 1973)

Women who get pregnant on the job and are fired (Cleveland BOE v. LaFleur, 1974)

Widows (Kahn v. Shevin, 1974; Wengler v. Druggists Mutual, 1980)

Women who make less than men for the same work (Corning Glass Works v. Brennan, 1974)

Women’s right to serve on juries (Taylor v. Louisiana, 1975; J.E.B. v. Alabama, 1994)

Social security benefits for women (Weinberger v. Weisenfeld, 1975; Califano v. Goldfarb, 1977)

Unemployment benefits for pregnant women (Turner v. Department of Employment Security, 1975)

Pregnant women’s exclusion from employer health and disability plans (General Electric v. Gilbert, 1976)

Women’s right to get jobs traditionally held by men (Dothard v. Rawlinson, 1977)

Pregnant women’s rights to advance in the workplace (Nashville Gas v. Satty, 1977) (17/25)

Women of color’s access to higher education (Regents of the Univ of Cav. Bakke, 1978; Fisher v. Univ of TX, 2016)

Benefits for unemployed moms (Califano v. Westcott, 1979)

A wife’s property within a marriage (Kirchberg v. Feenstra, 1980)

Sexual harassment in the workplace (Meritor Savings Bank v. Vinson, 1986)

#RoevWade #Abortion #AbortionAccess #ReproductiveFreedom #ReproductiveJustice #SupremeCourt #SCOTUS #AbortionRights #AbortionBanPregnant women who choose to work dangerous jobs (UAW v. Johnson Controls, 1991)

Sexual harassment and abuse in secondary schools (Franklin v. Gwinnet County Public Schools, 1992; Gebser v. Lago Vista ISD, 1998; Davis v. Monroe County BOE, 1999)

Women who want to attend a state-funded college of their choosing (US v. Virginia, 1996)

Women’s testimony in domestic violence (Davis v. Washington, 2006)

Anyone not a white, straight man.

This is not a complete list btw.