This post is by Unknown from West Coast Stat Views (on Observational Epidemiology and more)
Who are the urban planners working on NEOM? How much acid do they take? Maybe a daily microdose situation. Are they having fun or is it a "we fear the wrath of the Czar" type environment?— Jacob Silverman (@SilvermanJacob) July 27, 2022
I was going to give the abortion thread a rest, but these new twists in the story are worth keeping an eye on.
Faced with a steady stream of horror stories about the impact of abortion bans on patients suffering failed pregnancies, anti-abortion advocates have retreated into a paranoid conspiracy theory that doctors are trying to "create viral stories making abortion bans look culpable." pic.twitter.com/RapvDOqRVg— Mark Joseph Stern (@mjs_DC) July 26, 2022
Anti-abortion laws are crafted very carefully. The lack of clarity is intentional. They’ve left just enough room to claim that the dr could have performed an abortion but chose not to, while creating enough doubt (and levying such harsh punishment) that few dr’s would risk it.— Caroline Orr Bueno, Ph.D (@RVAwonk) July 26, 2022
A lot of you have asked so here’s the deal with the bill in NC that would legalize the use of “deadly force” against anyone providing an abortion: pic.twitter.com/ITKhe0ws3z— Sen. Jeff Jackson (@JeffJacksonNC) July 25, 2022
When you read stories about Trump's declining influence in the GOP, remember he can drop below 50%, he can drop below a plurality, but as long as a significant number of people in the party sound like this, he is still (Read more...)