Civil Rights & Social Justice

Arkansas Could Give Amy Coney Barrett Her Big Abortion Moment

Arkansas Could Give Amy Coney Barrett Her Big Abortion Moment
The "Unborn Child Protection Act" was filed ahead of Arkansas' next legislative session meant to more directly challenge Roe v. Wade.
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Justice Alito is upset that being homophobic in public isn't cool anymore

Justice Alito is upset that being homophobic in public isn't cool anymore
The sitting Supreme Court justice spoke at a convention of the partisan right-wing Federalist Society.
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How Your Brain Tricks You Into Taking Risks During the Pandemic

How Your Brain Tricks You Into Taking Risks During the Pandemic
Experts who study the way we think and make decisions say that it can be more than politics driving our decision-making this year. The unprecedented nature of the pandemic undermines how we process information and assess risk. Need proof? Look around.
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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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