All News Articles for 2019-05-17

Friday, May 17, 2019
'Speak Up and Be Allies': Men Asked to Join Women in Sharing Stories of Abortion
"Women should not have to face this fight alone. Men, it's on us to listen, to speak out, and to take action."
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Activists in North Dakota confront pipeline construction activities. Texas State Bill Would Make Protesting Pipelines a Felony on Par With Attempted Murder
"This needs to be a nation-wide story."
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White River, near the location of the proposed rights-of-way New Lawsuit Challenges Energy-Intensive 'Disaster for Climate, Wildlife, and Colorado River Basin'
The proposed massive oil shale project would drain more than 3 billion gallons of water per year from the Green River
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) Citing Harm to Public Education, Bernie Sanders Calls for Ban on For-Profit Charter Schools
"Charter schools are led by unaccountable, private bodies, and their growth has drained funding from the public school system."
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Equal rights advocates march in front of the White House in 2017. LGBTQ Advocates Cheer Historic Victory After US House Passes Equality Act
"This vote is a monumental step forward in the fight for true, lived equality for LGBTQ people."
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During his planned June 5 visit to Ireland, President Donald Trump may face protests like this one in St. Louis from 2017. As Irish PM Says Public Protest 'Welcome,' Trump Pushes for Private Meeting at His Own Golf Club
"Protest is allowed, and welcome."
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stop the bans image Nationwide Protests and State Boycotts Planned Amid Wave of GOP Attacks on Abortion Rights
"They're coming for women. They're coming for doctors. They're coming for Roe . But we're the majority—and we're NOT going back."
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Amid Wave of Anti-Choice Laws Across US, Warren Introduces Plan to Protect Abortion Rights
"We must build a future that protects the right of all women to have children, the right of all women to not have children, and the right to bring children up in a safe and healthy environment."
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President Donald Trump speaks about immigration reform in the Rose Garden of the White House on May 16, 2019 in Washington, D.C. It's "Xenophobia and Racism," Says Sanders, as Trump Threatens "Removal Forces" for Immigrants
President's new tweet forshadowing "removal forces" comes on heels of reporting that his administration will invoke arcane law to use military force to drive out immgrants
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Countering Trump's Inhumane Proposal, Ilhan Omar Presents 'Only Immigration Plan Worth Hearing About'
"We should be welcoming immigrants into our country and providing them a simple and accessible path to becoming documented, not treating them like criminals or dehumanizing them."
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) Sanders Launches Petition Urging Lawmakers to Block Military Action Against Iran Without Congressional Approval
War with Iran, warned the senator and 2020 candidate, "will be an unmitigated disaster."
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Amid Murky Intel, Experts Say Time to Be Clear: Threat of War With Iran "Solely and Unequivocally" Trump's Fault
"Trump action provokes Iran reaction provokes U.S. reaction and suddenly march to another quagmire catastrophic war."
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'This Is Unprecedented': Judge Orders Chelsea Manning Jailed, Imposes Daily $500 Fine After 30 Days Behind Bars
"The U.S. government's harassment of whistleblower and activist Chelsea Manning is intensifying."
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