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The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.

Scot Scoop News

The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.

Scot Scoop News

As many around the country are concerned about the likely overturning of Roe v. Wade and increasingly restrictive abortion laws in states, junior Luiza Nunes wants to make sure people continue to protest. “Those who have been organizing for abortion rights saw this coming. It’s almost inevitable, and it’s something that we have to keep fighting for,” Nunes said.
California commits to continued abortion access as Roe v. Wade likely overturned
Robin Linares, Staff Writer — May 10, 2022

In response to the unclear fate of Roe v. Wade and strict abortion restrictions popping up around the country, California prepares to aid those...

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Cartoon: The Jaws of the Supreme Court
Andrew Shu, Staff Writer — May 8, 2022

Protestors march through the streets of San Francisco.
Protesters gather in San Francisco to protest Supreme Court
Sienna Reinders, Staff Writer — May 4, 2022

Hundreds of Bay Area residents gathered in front of the Federal Building in San Francisco yesterday to protest the Supreme Courts' decision to...

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One of the most popular forms of birth control for women is the pill, which can cost up to $50 a month.
Opinion: Birth control should be free
Raina Lahiri, Staff Writer — November 19, 2021

At CVS, you can buy a pack of six condoms for $6.99. That’s about $1.17 per condom. According to Planned Parenthood, one pack of birth control...

Activist Steve Peters works towards decreasing the prejudice towards people with AIDS.
AIDS survivor and activist preaches against prejudice
Payton Zolck, Production Editor — October 25, 2021

People acted too afraid to touch him or be in the same room with him. Fighting for his voice to be heard was a challenge Steve Pieters began...

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Civil Rights Mission Statement

At Scot Scoop, we strive to inform the public of important issues impacting our readers' daily lives. In light of the recent Supreme Court leak, we have created our Civil Rights page.
This page aims to provide clarity, up-to-date information, and future considerations about recent Supreme Court developments and social justice affecting the nation and our local community.

Q: What is the situation with the Supreme Court Leak?
May 23, 2022

A: On May 2, a Supreme Court draft was obtained and published by Politico, a news organization. The Supreme Court has since confirmed its legitimacy....

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Q: Is this strictly about abortion, or are there more consequences?
May 22, 2022

A: If passed, this decision could do far more than simply limit abortion. Restrictions on birth control, for example, could begin to go into...

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Q: Does this decision criminalize abortion for the entire nation?
May 22, 2022

A: No. The decision deems it unconstitutional for the federal government to regulate and legalize abortion. That decision is now left up to each...

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Q: Will criminalizing abortion lower abortion rates?
May 22, 2022

No. Research has shown that banning abortion will have little effect on the number of abortions obtained but rather the number of safe abortions...

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