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Rights & Justice



Sen. Bob Casey Commits to Vote for Abortion Rights After Sit-In at His Office

"We came here to demand that Sen. Casey pass the Women's Health Protection Act," said one sit-in participant. "Now he is committing to do just that."

Kenny Stancil ·


The GOP War Against the LGBTQ Community Is Not Coming. It's Here.

But it must be said that the Roe draft signals a potential new and terrifying front in the already-raging assault on gay rights.

James Esseks ·


Right-Wing Court's Attack on Abortion Rights Is Call for Mass Revolt

The justices making up the majority are clearly partisans representing a zealous minority. The people must respond with mass action, litigation, legislation, and voter registration.

Jesse Jackson ·


Study Reveals Sweeping Extent of ICE's Secret Surveillance Dragnet

"In its efforts to arrest and deport, ICE has—without any judicial, legislative or public oversight—reached into datasets containing personal information about the vast majority of people living in the U.S."

Brett Wilkins ·


It Is Time to End Inhumane ICE Surveillance of Immigrants Like Me

Government efforts to fund surveillance tech are detention by another name, harming communities in need of investment.

Berto Hernandez ·


Marcos' Victory in Philippines Election Bodes Ominously for Human Rights: Amnesty

"The widespread arbitrary arrests and detentions, torture, and extrajudicial killings that occurred in the martial law era and violations committed more recently during the Duterte administration must never be allowed to happen again."

Brett Wilkins ·


Criminal Justice Reform Isn't Failing, It's Just Unfinished

We need to talk about the positive actions that complement criminal justice reform. And we need to speak loudly and proudly the vision we have and the solutions we know work.

Shane Murphy Goldsmith ·


Susan Collins Calls Cops Over Sidewalk Chalk Message Asking Her to Support Abortion Rights

"Our thoughts are with Susan Collins, who called the police because there was chalk on the sidewalk near her house," one critic said mockingly. "We hope she is alright after enduring such a harrowing ordeal!"

Kenny Stancil ·


Privacy Advocates Celebrate 'Big Win' Against Facial Recognition Giant

"This settlement demonstrates that strong privacy laws can provide real protections against abuse," an ACLU attorney said of a deal with Clearview AI.

Jessica Corbett ·


Democratic AGs Position Themselves as 'Last Line of Defense' If Roe Falls

Dana Nessel refuses to enforce a "draconian" abortion ban from 1931 "that will endanger their lives and put at jeopardy the health, safety, and welfare of the lives of each and every woman in the state of Michigan."

Jessica Corbett ·

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