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Abortion Providers Sue to Block Oklahoma GOP's 'Insidious' Bans

"Unless these abortion bans are stopped, Oklahomans will be robbed of the freedom to control their own bodies and futures," said one reproductive rights advocate.

Kenny Stancil ·


Patrick Lyoya's Family Demands Charges Against Officer Who Killed Him

The Lyoya family expressed shock that their son was killed in the U.S. eight years after they sought asylum from violence in Congo.

Julia Conley ·


'Organizing Works!' Declare Campaigners After Biden Protects Cameroonian Immigrants

"TPS has been a lifeline to hundreds of thousands of individuals already in the U.S.," said one advocacy group. "Granting TPS for Cameroon is a vital step toward addressing the needs of Black immigrants."

Brett Wilkins ·


4,500 Unionized Nurses Vote to Authorize Strike at California Hospitals

"The decision by members to overwhelmingly authorize a strike shows that we are fed up with the status quo of working conditions," said union leader.

Julia Conley ·


1,100+ Banned Books Across 26 States: Report Shows 'Shocking' Censorship

"What is happening in this country in terms of banning books in schools is unparalleled in its frequency, intensity, and success," said the director of PEN America's Free Expression and Education program.

Jake Johnson ·


'Unscientific and Unlawful': Biden EPA Will Not Regulate Rocket Fuel Chemical in Water

"The Trump EPA gave perchlorate a pass; it was a bad decision then, and it's a bad decision now," said one environmental advocate.

Julia Conley ·


Consumer Rights Groups Applaud EU Passage of Law to Rein in Tech Titans

The new law "will put an end to some of the most harmful practices of Big Tech and narrow the power imbalance between people and online platforms."

Brett Wilkins ·


Jayapal Rebukes GOP Over 'Baseless and Frankly Racist' Attacks on Judge Jackson

"Even as America applauds how Judge Jackson endured the hearings with fortitude and grace under fire," said Rep. Pramila Jayapal, "she should not have been subjected to this treatment in the first place."

Kenny Stancil ·


After Two Years and Over 1 Million Expulsions, Advocates Demand Biden End Title 42 Deportations

"The Biden administration may have inherited Title 42, but its legacy on immigration is now being defined by the continuation of this disgraceful policy."

Brett Wilkins ·


'Absolutely Barbaric': South Carolina OKs Firing Squad Executions

"State-sanctioned murder has no place in a civilized society," said one death penalty abolitionist.

Brett Wilkins ·

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