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Revealing 'Extreme and Regressive Strategy,' Mississippi Asks SCOTUS to Overturn Roe

"This has always been the anti-choice movement's agenda behind closed doors—now they're operating in plain sight."

Andrea Germanos ·


Progressives Demand Probe After Revelations About FBI Investigation of Kavanaugh

"Survivors deserve justice, and the country deserves to know the full truth of this situation, as well as the lengths the Trump administration was willing to go to cover up the truth."

Jessica Corbett ·


Federal Judge Blocks Arkansas Abortion Ban, Calling Law 'Categorically Unconstitutional'

"Abortion remains legal in Arkansas," said the ACLU, "as it is in all 50 states."

Julia Conley ·


Rachel Robinson, First Lady of Baseball, Turns 99

Rachel Robinson was not only Jackie's partner, she is also a feminist and civil rights crusader.

Peter Dreier ·


Rights Groups Urge Ben & Jerry's to End All Sales in 'Apartheid Israel'

"Ben & Jerry's must now fully commit to standing on the right side of history by completely ending its complicity in Israel's separate-and-unequal apartheid regime."

Brett Wilkins ·


Flawed Facial Recognition: 'I Did Nothing Wrong. I Was Arrested Anyway.'

Federal studies have shown that facial recognition systems misidentify Asian and Black people up to 100 times more often than white people.

Robert Williams ·


'No One Is Safe': Phone Numbers of 14 World Leaders on Pegasus List

"If 10 prime ministers and three presidents can't be safe from mercenary spyware, what chance do the rest of us stand?" asked one critic. "Since the hacking industry is incapable of self-control, governments must step up."

Kenny Stancil ·


'Which Side Are You On?' Arrests in DC as Women Put Their Bodies on the Line for Voting Rights

"Our democracy is in peril," said Poor People's Campaign co-chair Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis. "In this time, when our Voting Rights are under attack, and economic justice is being denied, we must and so we are, calling out the immoral obstructionism of Congress."

Brett Wilkins ·


As UN Human Rights Chief Urges Stricter Rules, Snowden Calls for End to Spyware Trade

An investigation revealing abuse of NSO Group's Pegasus malware led the whistleblower to declare: "This is an industry that should not exist."

Jessica Corbett ·


Pushed By Press Freedom Advocates, Garland Limits DOJ's Ability to Seize Reporters' Phone Records

"Reporters should not fear government prosecution simply for doing their jobs."

Julia Conley ·

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