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House Passes Bill to Dismantle Healthcare

On Thursday the U.S. House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA), a bill that repeals the Affordable Care Act (ACA), ends Medicaid as we...   [ continue reading...]

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Confusion Over Administration’s Decision to End ‘Let Girls Learn’

The email, sent to Peace Corps employees by their director Sheila Crowley, states: “Moving forward, we will not continue to use the ‘Let Girls Learn...   [ continue reading...]

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Thousands Turn Out for May Day Protests

This year the crowds were larger than average, a testament to the fear, anxiety and anger that many feel towards the new President’s mass deportation poli...   [ continue reading...]

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Sexual Harassment Allegations at Fox News Lead to Ousting of Co-President

Bill Shine, co-president of Fox News and former right-hand man to Roger Ailes, resigned on Monday following renewed public outcry over the sexual harassment all...   [ continue reading...]

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Congress Expected to Vote on Bi-Partisan Budget Agreement

Congress is expected to vote this week on a budget agreement that will keep the government funded through September, and that contains very few of the big ticke...   [ continue reading...]

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Latest Republican Plan to Repeal ACA is Even Worse for Women

Earlier this week, House Republicans released a new plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and this proposal is even worse for women’s health than...   [ continue reading...]

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IL House Votes to Expand Abortion Access as Hundreds of Women March on Springfield

The Illinois House yesterday voted 62-55 in favor of access to comprehensive reproductive health care, including abortion. The vote on HB 40 came on the same da...   [ continue reading...]

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Sanctuary Cities Saved by Federal Judge

On Tuesday a District Court judge in San Francisco temporarily blocked President Trump’s January executive order threatening to pull federal funding from...   [ continue reading...]

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Three Texas Voting Laws Ruled Racially Discriminatory

In 2013, the Supreme Court overturned the provision requiring specific states to seek federal approval, freeing Texas to pass whatever election laws it pleased....   [ continue reading...]

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Anti-Abortion Group Files Lawsuit Against Removal of Virginia Abortion Restriction

Last week the Family Foundation filed a lawsuit opposing amendments to Virginia’s “Regulations for Licensure of Abortion Facilities” that remo...   [ continue reading...]

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Illinois Considers Ratifiying the ERA

On Tuesday, April 25th the Illinois state Senate will consider bill SJRCA 4, the state ratification for the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) to the U.S. Constitutio...   [ continue reading...]

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White House Will No Longer Release Visitors’ Logs

This means that the revolving door of lobbyists, activists, and political donors coming to meet with the President and his senior staff will be kept secret, gra...   [ continue reading...]

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New Report Details Trouble With California’s Charter Schools

A report released this month by the research and policy center In The Public Interest details the educational shortcomings and financial wastes of California&rs...   [ continue reading...]

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Persecution of Gay Men in Chechnya Escalates

Reports are coming out of Chechnya that a large group of gay men are being held by the government in concentration camps and have been subjected to violent inte...   [ continue reading...]

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More Sexual Harassment Allegations Plague Fox as Advertisers Flee

Ten days ago, the New York Times broke a story about five women to whom 21st Century Fox has paid out around $13 million to address allegations of abuse and sex...   [ continue reading...]

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American University of Afghanistan Has Reopened Following Terrorist Attack

The American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) in Kabul has recently reopened after being close for seven months following a terror attack that left at least thi...   [ continue reading...]

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Police Reform for Baltimore Despite Sessions’ Attempts to Block

Last week a federal judge in Baltimore finalized a reform agreement, known as a consent decree, between the local police department and the Department of Justic...   [ continue reading...]

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Neil Gorsuch Confirmed to the Supreme Court

On Friday, the Senate confirmed Neil Gorsuch to serve as an Associate Justice on the United States Supreme Court by a vote of 54-45. He will be sworn in on Mond...   [ continue reading...]

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Trump Repeals Fair Pay Order

mplemented by President Barack Obama, the 2014 Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces order ensuring that companies with federal contracts are held accountable to fourtee...   [ continue reading...]

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Today is Equal Pay Day

Today is Equal Pay Day, marking the point into the year 2017 that women in America need to work to in order to accumulate the same amount of income that men ear...   [ continue reading...]

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