Civil Rights & Social Justice

While You Protest, the Supreme Court Is Poised to Pummel Your Rights

While You Protest, the Supreme Court Is Poised to Pummel Your Rights
The Supreme Court is set to radically alter immigration, abortion rights, and employment discrimination law—all in a matter of weeks.
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'Whose Fence? Our Fence!': Trump's New White House Barrier Transformed Into Black Lives Matter Memorial

'Whose Fence? Our Fence!': Trump's New White House Barrier Transformed Into Black Lives Matter Memorial
"It's so beautiful to remember, periodically, that the American people are hungry to express creativity and to march for justice."
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'This is Huge': Move to Defund Police Gains Support Nationwide

'This is Huge': Move to Defund Police Gains Support Nationwide
"In moments of crisis, people want services and resources that go directly to help people rather than police that surveil, brutalize, and kill us."
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Why Police Reform Is Not Enough

 Why Police Reform Is Not Enough
The focus on reforms like improved training doesn’t solve racially biased policing. That’s because of the nature of policing itself.
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'This Is No Game': Trump Considering Insurrection Act to Deploy Military to City Streets

'This Is No Game': Trump Considering Insurrection Act to Deploy Military to City Streets
"Trump is rejecting the rule of law and proposing military action that is antithetical to basic premises of the American experiment."
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Trump Celebrates Violence Against Protesters From White House Bunker

Trump Celebrates Violence Against Protesters From White House Bunker
Rather than try and quell the unrest sweeping the United States over the death of George Floyd, Trump tweeted incendiary and violent comments.
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'I Took the Helmet Off and Laid the Batons Down': Michigan Sheriff and Police Didn't Disperse Their Town's Protest—They Joined It

'I Took the Helmet Off and Laid the Batons Down': Michigan Sheriff and Police Didn't Disperse Their Town's Protest—They Joined It
The Sheriff asked one question... 'We are mad too! What can we do?' and the crowd responded, 'Join us.'"
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Betsy DeVos’ New Campus Sexual Assault Rules Protect Everyone but Survivors

Betsy DeVos’ New Campus Sexual Assault Rules Protect Everyone but Survivors
The U.S. Department of Education called Secretary Betsy DeVos’ new Title IX rules for college campus sexual misconduct a “historic action” that will “strengthen Title IX protections” for survivors of sexual abuse. That’s simply not true.
After a process that took over two years, last week the department finalized new Title IX rules relating to sexual misconduct a
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Anti-Choice Protesters Think Stay-at-Home Orders Don’t Apply to Them

Anti-Choice Protesters Think Stay-at-Home Orders Don’t Apply to Them
Abortion clinics protesters are fighting stay-at-home orders and putting pregnant people—who are immunosuppressed by virtue of being pregnant—at risk of contracting COVID-19.
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Health and Human Services Department Targets LGBTQ People

Health and Human Services Department Targets LGBTQ People
While You’re Focusing on COVID-19, Trump Is Moving to OK Discrimination Against Gays and Others
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