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failed vote in the Senate to advance the Women’s Health Protection Act, which would codify the legal right to abortion under fed

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WASHINGTON, DC–Wednesday, in response to the failed Senate vote to advance the Women’s Health Protection Action, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights...

In 2021, the human race, in order to keep itself safe, invested $2.1 trillion in the ability to make war

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“Under the cloud of threatening war, it is humanity hanging from a cross of iron.” I truly wish these words of Ike, uttered seven decades ago, were no...

 Congress first enacted the illegal reentry statute in 1929 explicitly to keep the “Mexican race” out of the United States

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LOS ANGELES, CA – Last week, the Center for Immigration Policy, the Aoki Center for Critical Race and Nation Studies, and the Southern Poverty Law Center filed...

Title 42, has allowed immigration agents to expel asylum seekers 1.7 million times, without hearing their claims

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The Biden-Harris administration has announced that on May 23, it plans to end the Trump-era policy that has kept the southern U.S. border effectively closed to...

Show of hands--who loves paying their federal taxes? No one?

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Yes, it's That Day. Show of hands--who loves paying their federal taxes? No one?

OK, let's hear why not. Warning: I'm going to fact-check you....

Women in Lalibela carry water because the electricity and plumbing are out.

I’m writing from Ethiopia, where the war that began in November 2020 continues, with the US backing their former puppet, the Tigrayan People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), who ruled Ethiopia with an...

Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to immigrants from Cameroon

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Washington, DC - Friday the Biden administration announced it will be granting Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to immigrants from Cameroon currently in the...

legislation would eliminate the federal crack and powder cocaine sentencing disparity

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, and Rep. Maxine Waters (CA-43), Chair of...

end Title 42, cease deportations of people to Haiti

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WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) issued the following statement on the Biden Administration’s announcement that it would end the Title 42 policy...

president’s latest budget proposal, which includes $813 billion for “national defense” — pushing the Pentagon budget

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Americans “need to imagine their vote has an impact on policy, an illusion the media encourages them to believe in.”

Ouch!

Peter...

Biden signed into law the Emmett Till Antilynching Act, legislation which finally declares lynching a federal hate crime.

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Tuesday, President Joseph Biden signed into law the Emmett Till Antilynching Act, legislation which finally declares lynching a federal hate crime. The...

deporting desperate Haitians back to the chaos in Haiti

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President Joe Biden recently announced plans to "welcome up to 100,000 Ukrainians and others fleeing Russia's aggression"  while providing $1 billion in humanitarian...

 President Joe Biden’s budget, which increases funding for policing to roughly $32 billion

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Oakland, CA – Black Lives Matter has released a statement blasting President Joe Biden’s budget, which increases funding for policing to roughly $32 billion. The...

GI Bill Restoration Act of 2021, would give black veterans of World War II, or . . . uh, their descendants . . . the benefits of

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In the follwoing piece, award-winning journalist Robert Koehler writes about legislation pending in Congress aimed at helping the...

House passage of H.R. 2116, Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair (CROWN) Act

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WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) applauded the House passage of H.R. 2116, Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair (CROWN)...

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