Civil Rights & Social Justice

Despite Protests, TX Passes Tough New Abortion Restrictions

Despite Protests, TX Passes Tough New Abortion Restrictions
Republicans used their majority to cut short debate and give preliminary approval early Monday to some of the toughest abortion restrictions in the country as time was running out on the Texas Legislature's special session.
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White Supremacy Is a Genuinely Global Threat

White Supremacy Is a Genuinely Global Threat
It's inspired terrorist attacks—and entire governing structures—on multiple continents. Can we name it?
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The Duggars Helped Overturn LGBTQ Civil Rights in Arkansas. They Still Have a TV Show.

The Duggars Helped Overturn LGBTQ Civil Rights in Arkansas. They Still Have a TV Show.
In late January, the Arkansas Supreme Court struck down a citywide ordinance in Fayetteville outlawing discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity in housing, employment, and public accommodations.
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Supreme Court Conservatives Allow Execution of Muslim Prisoner Despite Religious Freedom Violation

Supreme Court Conservatives Allow Execution of Muslim Prisoner Despite Religious Freedom Violation
If you’re seeking justice or vindication of your religious freedom, this Supreme Court has just said non-Christians need not apply.
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When Your President Calls You a Murderer

When Your President Calls You a Murderer
I have had a third-trimester abortion. And I am not alone.
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Conservatives Are Perpetuating Dangerous Tropes About Patients Who Need Later Abortions

Conservatives Are Perpetuating Dangerous Tropes About Patients Who Need Later Abortions
Leading conservative figures have used legislation proposed in Virginia and passed in New York to spread lies about abortion.
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Documenting Hate in America: What ProPublica Found in 2018

Documenting Hate in America: What ProPublica Found in 2018
In the second year of the Documenting Hate project, ProPublica and its partners have reported on everything from violent neo-Nazis to road rage to anti-Semitic vandalism.
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We Need to Address Police Brutality in Alabama

We Need to Address Police Brutality in Alabama
The people of Alabama deserve police forces that serve and protect all communities equally.
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Brett Kavanaugh Didn’t Save Planned Parenthood Funding, No Matter What Susan Collins Seems to Think

Brett Kavanaugh Didn’t Save Planned Parenthood Funding, No Matter What Susan Collins Seems to Think
On Monday, Justice Brett Kavanaugh voted to turn away two cases trying to kick Planned Parenthood out of Medicaid—but that doesn't mean he's suddenly friendly on abortion rights.
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Anti-Choice Politicians Are Taking Direct Aim at Roe v. Wade

Anti-Choice Politicians Are Taking Direct Aim at Roe v. Wade
Anti-abortion politicians wasted no time going after Roe v. Wade after the midterm elections.
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