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Federal Court Strikes Down Trump's ACA Rule Amounting to 'Intentional, Targeted Attack on Abortion Access'
"It would have created a logistical nightmare for health insurers and individual enrollees and pushed abortion even further out of reach in the midst of a global pandemic that has upended our economy."
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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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Civil Rights Groups Sue NC City Over Law That 'Effectively Bans Any Protest'
Ordinance in city of Graham "sends a clear message that racist monuments are valued more highly than Black lives and our constitutional rights.”
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A staff member raises the state flag for the flag retirement ceremony at the Mississippi State Capitol building in Jackson, Mississippi on July 1, 2020. - Mississippi's flag, the last US state banner to feature a Confederate emblem, was permanently retired Wednesday when it was lowered from the state's capitol and removed from the grounds. The move comes one day after Governor Tate Reeves signed a bill ordering the rebel-themed flag's removal, which comes in the wake of coast-to-coast protests over the poli Views
This Fourth of July, Time To Tell the Truth About the Confederacy and Its Symbols
The decision to retire the Mississippi state flag is not erasing history, it is telling the truth about it.
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Citing 'Unconscionable and Irresponsible Omission,' ACLU Demands Equal Covid-19 Protections for Immigrants
"Immigration status shouldn't be a death sentence, but if Congress doesn't act soon, it will continue to be."
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'Threat to Our Privacy and Civil Liberties': Nearly 40 Groups Demand Congress Ban Facial Recognition Surveillance
"Even if the technology were accurate, it cannot be dissociated from the racist policies that are embedded in policing."
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 "All I've wanted, like everyone else, is to be free and with my family again," Adham Hassoun said in a statement on Monday. "But the government at every turn tried to deny me the opportunity to prove my innocence. I'm grateful to the court for upholding the freedoms and constitutional guarantees that made me fall in love with this country 30 years ago." (Image: Witness Against Torture/flickr) News
Federal Court Rules Trump Effort to Detain Man Indefinitely Without Charges 'Cannot Withstand Constitutional Scrutiny'
Held without charges or evidence since 2017—and imprisoned overall for nearly two decades—the judge ordered, pending an appeal, for the U.S. government to release Adham Hassoun.
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'Black Lives Matter' is About More Than the Police
Black life must be valued at every stage and in every facet of society. We won't rest until it is.
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"We should be protecting communities, our democracy, and the environment, not tearing these things apart as Trump hoped to do," said Gloria Smith, attorney with the Sierra Club. (Photo: Mani Albrecht/U.S. Border Patrol/Flickr) News
'No One Is Above the Law': Federal Court Rules Trump Effort to Seize Pentagon Funds for Border Wall Is Illegal
"This ruling is a win for the rule of law, the environment, and border communities."
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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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