Bernie Horn

Bernie Horn is Senior Advisor for Progressive Majority Action and the Public Leadership Institute.

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Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Can We Do Anything About Murderous Assault Weapons?
The murderer in Orlando on Sunday used a Sig Sauer version of the AR-15 assault weapon. The story is so awfully familiar. The mass murderers in San Bernardino who killed 14 and wounded 21 used AR-15 assault rifles . In Aurora, Colorado, a man with an AR-15 killed 12 and wounded 58 in a movie...
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Wednesday, March 02, 2016
Dear Justice Kennedy: Stand Against This Assault On The Constitution
As you know, on Wednesday the Supreme Court hears arguments on Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt , a case that considers the constitutionality of a Texas anti-abortion law (HB 2). I write because you are obviously the swing vote. I am familiar with your record and know you love our Constitution...
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Monday, October 26, 2015
Did Arne Duncan Just Surrender on Standardized Testing?
Days ago, the U.S. Department of Education announced a dramatic policy shift on standardized testing of public school students. Education Secretary Arne Duncan, echoed by President Obama, admitted that a Council of the Great City Schools study was right—there is too much reliance on standardized...
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Tuesday, March 31, 2015
The Indiana Law Promoting Discrimination Is a New Low
Last week, Indiana Governor Mike Pence (R) signed SB 101 into law, the so-called “Religious Freedom Restoration Act.” Apparently, Pence was surprised at the nationwide outcry against the law and he’s adopted a defensive crouch. “There has been a lot of misunderstanding this bill,” Pence asserts . “...
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