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Outrage After Trump Insults Civil Rights Icon John Lewis
"I believe in forgiveness. I believe in trying to work with people. It will be hard. It's going to be very difficult. I don't see this president-elect as a legitimate president," Rep. John Lewis says
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Education Victories Democrats Can Rally Around
Sorting through this week’s humiliating defeat by Donald Trump at the polls, Democrats are having a hard time finding any bright spots in all the darkness. But Trump’s victory was a very close one (he lost the popular vote) and may be easy to reverse in 2020 with a better campaign. So amidst the...
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With Islamophobia on Rise, Right-Wing Militias Threaten Communities in Kansas, Georgia
As white nationalist and Islamophobic rhetoric gains prominence in election, threats of anti-Muslim violence rise sharply
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Florida Coast Braces as Deadly Hurricane Matthew Nears Shore
Over 2 million evacuated as National Weather Service warns that 'extremely dangerous, life-threatening weather conditions are forecast in the next 24 hours'
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Latest Case Shows Voters Fighting 'Til Election Day for Their Rights
Ahead of Monday's federal court hearing, Court of Appeals blocks 'discriminatory' voting law in Kansas, Alabama, and Georgia
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2016 Election Lawsuit Tracker: The New Election Laws and the Suits Challenging Them
Courts are scrambling to rule on state election laws in time for the elections being held later this year. We’re keeping track of their decisions.
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In Name Change Case, Judge Rules by 'Sexist Stereotype'
'I felt insulted and objectified to be told by the court that I would not be able to have the name that my family, my friends, and my co-workers all call me'
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LGBT Families Caught in the GOP’s Culture War Rift
On a road trip to visit relatives in Georgia, our family traveled across the states that have become the newest battlegrounds in the latest phase of the “culture wars.” With my husband’s family in Michigan and my family in Georgia, we don’t visit very often. When both sides of the family dropped...
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North Carolina Sued by Rights Groups Over Unprecedented Hate Bill
If the lawsuit is successful, transgender people across the country could be constitutionally protected from discrimination for the first time
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Taking Stand for Families, Supreme Court Upholds LGBT Adoption Rights
Alabama Supreme Court previously refused to recognize woman's adoption of partner's children in Georgia, which justices said "comports neither with Georgia law nor common sense."
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