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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The Supreme Court Signals That Same-Sex Marriage May Be Doomed

The Supreme Court Signals That Same-Sex Marriage May Be Doomed
On the first day of the new term, conservative Justices Thomas and Alito practically begged for a case to strike down LGBTQ marriage rights.
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The Abortion Pill Is Safe, so Why Are Conservatives Lying About It?

The Abortion Pill Is Safe, so Why Are Conservatives Lying About It?
Their claims are at odds with medicine and science.
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Meet the Judge Who Thinks a Black Man Walking Around Is a Crime

Meet the Judge Who Thinks a Black Man Walking Around Is a Crime
Judge Allison Jones Rushing's decision gives police a racist road map.
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'I'd Drop Any 10 of You': Republican Congressman Threatens to Shoot Armed Black Protesters

'I'd Drop Any 10 of You': Republican Congressman Threatens to Shoot Armed Black Protesters
The Louisiana lawmaker is a staunch gun rights advocate in an open carry state.
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Protests Break Out in Wisconsin After Police Shoot Black Man in the Back Multiple Times at Point-Blank Range

Protests Break Out in Wisconsin After Police Shoot Black Man in the Back Multiple Times at Point-Blank Range
Civil rights attorney Ben Crump said 29-year-old Jacob Blake's children were in the car he was attempting to enter as police fired seven shots at his back.
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Black Women’s Suffrage Has Always Been a Matter of Life and Death

Black Women’s Suffrage Has Always Been a Matter of Life and Death
Black women fought—and still fight—for universal suffrage as a part of efforts to dismantle systemic racism and protect Black lives.
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Progressives Applaud AOC Proposal to Ban 'Insidious Practice' of Military Recruiting in Schools

Progressives Applaud AOC Proposal to Ban 'Insidious Practice' of Military Recruiting in Schools
"It's important that our youth understand that joining the military isn't the only way to pay for college or find stability in life."
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Republicans Threaten To Defund Cities Over Protests

Republicans Threaten To Defund Cities Over Protests
Multiple Republican bills aim to cut funding to cities and states over racial justice protests.
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Ohio National Guard Soldier Pulled From Mission in D.C. Appears on Neo-Fascist Podcast, Says He’s Being Discharged

Ohio National Guard Soldier Pulled From Mission in D.C. Appears on Neo-Fascist Podcast, Says He’s Being Discharged
An Ohio National Guard soldier​, who was suspended and recalled from his mission in Washington, D.C., earlier this month for holding white supremacist views​, appeared on a neo-fascist podcast uploaded Sunday​​.
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