All Articles on Ayanna Pressley

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Landmark Measure to Repeal 'Racist,' Anti-Choice Helms Amendment Hailed as Step to a 'More Equitable World'
"Abortion care is healthcare and healthcare is a fundamental human right."
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"Police Shouldn't Be in Schools": Omar, Pressley, Warren, and Murphy Introduce Bill to End Federal Funding for Officers on Campus
"Schools should be places of learning, not law enforcement."
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Pro-choice activists supporting legal access to abortion protest during a demonstration outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., March 4, 2020. (Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images) News
'Enough Is Enough': 44 Groups Slam House Democrats for Including Hyde Amendment in Spending Bill
"It is long past time for our elected officials to put an end to abortion coverage bans once and for all, so no one is denied abortion care because of how much money they make or how they get their health insurance."
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'To Stand Up for What Is Morally Right': Progressive Insurgent Dr. Arati Kreibich Makes Case to Voters Before Tuesday's NJ Primary
"Our grassroots campaign has put in the work to talk to voters about why we need real change in this election."
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Sanders, Pressley Help Launch 'Renew New England' to Elect Candidates Committed to Green New Deal and Jobs Guarantee
"Renew New England is a beacon, inviting us to build the future we all need, together," said activist Naomi Klein.
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Progressive Lawmakers Call on US to 'Take a Clear Stand' by Suspending Military Aid If Israel Carries Out 'Illegal' Annexation
"American taxpayers shouldn't be supporting policies that undermine our values and interests, in Israel, in Palestine, or anywhere."
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'This Bill Should Immediately Pass': Applause for New US Legislation to Ban Facial Recognition
"No one should have to fear the government tracking and identifying their face wherever they go."
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Movement to Remove Police From Schools Gains Momentum as Seattle and Oakland Boards Sever Ties With Departments
"Something has really shifted here. These are material gains."
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Racial Justice and Transformative Social Change Demanded in Juneteenth Commemorations Across US
"Today we honor Black excellence. Black innovation. Black history. Black futures. Black joy. Black brilliance."
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Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) speaks as Reps. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) listen during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol on July 15, 2019 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images) News
Pressley, Omar, Bass, and Lee Introduce Resolution to Condemn Police Brutality and Demand Nationwide Reforms
"For too long, black and brown bodies have been profiled, surveilled, policed, lynched, choked, brutalized, and murdered at the hands of police officers."
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