All News Articles for 2018-05-18

Friday, May 18, 2018
Sessions Takes Away 'Lifeline' for Tens of Thousands of Immigrants, Setting Stage for Quick Deportations
"This is yet another attempt by Sessions and the Trump administration to rob our immigration courts of due process."
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Sign reads 'reproductive justice for all' Rep. Barbara Lee Denounces "Most Extreme Effort to Roll Back Women's Healthcare in Decades"
Lee joins pro-choice lawmakers in rejecting administration's new proposal to strip federal funds from facilities that provide abortions
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BFF Citing 'Common Good,' Nearly 1,500 Scientists Demand Congress Shield Endangered Species Act From GOP Attacks
Their call comes on Endangered Species Day and as the Trump administration and Republican lawmakers continuously work to roll back environmental regulations
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'Call It Like It Is': After Texas School Shooting, Progressives Say Refusal to Take on NRA Leading to 'Slaughter After Slaughter'
"We should all be outraged by the lack of action from too many lawmakers who do nothing to stop this school shootings crisis."
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Sign reads 'Human needs, not corporate greed' Pope Bashes Global Financial System, Blasting 'Ticking Time Bomb' Derivatives, Rampant Inequality
Offshore tax havens have "contributed to the creation of economic systems founded on inequality," new Vatican document asserts
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Israel Palestinians As UN Approves War Crimes Probe, Human Rights Chief Rips Israel's "Horrifying" Massacre of Palestinians
"Those responsible for violations must in the end be held accountable."
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At least nine people were killed in a shooting at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas on Friday morning. 10 Dead as Texas Students Become Latest Casualties in String of School Shootings
"Over and over again, American kids are marched out of schools because their lives are endangered by gunmen who have been given easy access to arsenals and bulk ammo by lobbyists and lawmakers."
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Sanders Slams US Inequality as Report Finds Nearly Half of Americans Can't Afford Basic Necessities
"The three wealthiest people in America own more wealth than the bottom 50 percent — over 160 million people," says Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.).
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Trump Poised to Impose 'Domestic Gag Rule' to Keep Women From Obtaining Abortion Care and Counseling
"Sickening, cruel, hateful, and dishonest on every level."
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"Alarming": Facebook Teams Up With Think-Tank Funded by Saudi Arabia and Military Contractors to "Protect" Democracy
The organization "will now assist Facebook in suppressing what they decide is disinformation."
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Barrow Island 'Reality Check': Report Shows 'Staggering' Failure to Protect Biodiversity as Humans Threaten Third of Nature Reserves
"Protected areas are the primary defense against biodiversity loss, but extensive human activity within their boundaries can undermine this."
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