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Leonardo would not have objected. (Photo: Ian Burt) Views
Make Masks Mandatory in All Public Spaces
Enough denialism. Enough childishness. People are dying and state government is criminally indifferent. It’s up to our local governments to act.
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To effectively combat the pandemic, we need a just response guided by science and accurate data. (Photo: CC) Views
A Second Wave of COVID-19 Looms Large—and It’s Not Because of Protests
The far greater concern is the rampage on science and public health now underway by governors and the White House.
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In Leaked Audio, Texas Governor Admits Reopening Economy Will Lead to 'Increase and Spread' of Covid-19
"Abbott does not care about the lives of Texans... Our governor is morally bankrupt."
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During a press conference at the Texas State Capitol in Austin, Texas Governor Greg Abbott holds an executive order stating that travel from other states will be limited and subject to 14-day self quarantine. News
Texas Forges Ahead With Reopening Day After State Sees Highest Covid-19 Deaths Yet
"Workers should not have to choose between their livelihoods and their physical safety in a workplace."
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Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, pictured at a rally with President Donald Trump in January, told Iowans that if they do not return to work when asked they will lose unemployment benefits. News
"Only in Trump's America": Despite Covid-19, Employees in Texas and Iowa Told to Get Back to Work or Lose Unemployment Benefits
"I feel like either I'm going to lose my business and everything I worked for, or I'm going to get sick."
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Protesters rally in downtown San Diego against California's stay-at-home order to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, which causes COVID-19, on April 18, 2020 News
Warren Says by Backing Protests, Trump Is 'Trying to Turn This Health Crisis Into a Political Rally for Himself'
The president has encouraged Americans organizing rallies against stay-at-home orders that aim to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
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'Unforgettable' Footage of Endless Line of Cars at Food Banks a Stark Illustration of Coronavirus Crisis in US
"It is outrageous that in the richest country in the history of the world, people are going hungry," said Bernie Sanders, who called for more urgent relief from Congress.
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'You Cannot Get an Abortion Right Now in Texas': Federal Appeals Court Upholds Ban During Pandemic
"How cruel and out of touch with reality do you have to be to exploit a global health pandemic to further your own political agenda?"
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Pro-choice supporters and staff of Planned Parenthood hold a rally outside the Planned Parenthood Reproductive Health Services Center in St. Louis, Missouri, May 31, 2019. News
'Critical Victory' for Reproductive Rights as Federal Judges Block Three States From Exploiting Coronavirus to Ban Abortion Care
"This is an important recognition of what we know to be true—abortion care is essential healthcare."
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Texas and Ohio Use Coronavirus Pandemic as 'Cynical Cover for Abortion Bans,' Ordering Clinics to Halt Care
"In times of national crisis, we have seen egregious acts that have circumvented our freedoms before. And make no mistake—we are seeing them today."
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