All News Articles for 2019-03-05

Tuesday, March 5, 2019
'A Very Scary Case': Placing Rights of Woman Last, Alabama Judge Allows Boyfriend to Sue Abortion Clinic With Fetus as Co-Plaintiff
"When the fetus becomes a person as per Alabama 'personhood law,' a woman is rendered a walking incubator with less rights than a fetus and the man."
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fire in Cali Report Exposes 'Devastating' Economic, Public Health, and Environmental Impacts of Trump's Industry Giveaways
Analysis backs up lawsuits filed by state attorneys general against the administration's repeals of regulations that target polluting industries
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'We Need to Push Lawmakers Extra Hard': Campaign Aims to Flood Congress With Calls to Support Net Neutrality Bill
"Call your lawmakers and demand they co-sponsor new legislation to restore net neutrality before Big Telecom's lobbyists swarm Capitol Hill."
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Progressive Tax Takes Aim at Wall Street Transactions, Financial Crashes
"In the current moment of surging support for taxing the wealthy, this sensible Wall Street tax may have a good shot."
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fracking protest New Study Ties Spike in Hospitalizations for Genital, Skin, and Urinary Ailments to Fracking in Pennsylvania
"Yet another study on how #fracking makes people VERY SICK."
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'People Power Beats Corporate Greed': After Years of Pressure, JPMorgan Agrees to Divest from Private Prisons
"People power prevailed over #BackersofHate —there's no overstating the importance of organizing."
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Public Rebuke of Ilhan Omar for Substantive Critique of Israeli Policy a 'Disgrace,' Say Progressives
"Instead of throwing her under the bus, Democratic leadership should have Rep. Omar's back in pushing back against increasingly dangerous attacks and threats from the far right."
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'North Star for Democracy Reform': 70+ Public Advocacy Groups Demand Passage of HR 1
"The reforms in H.R. 1 are necessary to advance racial justice and ensure that our government works for all people, not just a powerful few."
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'Call It the Oppression of the Supermajority': Americans Eager for Bold Change, So Why Can't They Get It?
"Entire categories of public policy options are effectively off-limits because of the combined influence of industry groups and donor interests," argues law professor Tim Wu
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NSA graphic NSA Has Halted Mass Domestic Spying Program First Exposed by Snowden in 2013: GOP Aide
"It's time for this mass surveillance program to end permanently," say civil liberties advocates
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'Keep Making Noise': Grassroots Pressure Working as Democrats Announce Bill to Restore Net Neutrality
"Now that the news is in the headlines the telecom lobbyists are gearing up to swarm Capitol Hill. We need to push lawmakers extra hard to support the new legislation before the lobbyists get to 'em."
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