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Rights & Justice

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 ·

"We're Not Going Back—Never": Warren Has Plan to Defend Rights Enshrined in Roe

"The Supreme Court does not get the last word," the Massachusetts progressive asserted. "The American people—through their leaders in Congress—can and must take action."

Brett Wilkins ·

As Schumer Tees Up Vote to Codify Roe, Progressives Urge Elimination of Filibuster

"If Republicans can end the filibuster to install right-wing judges nominated by presidents who lost the popular vote in order to overturn Roe v. Wade," said Sen. Bernie Sanders, "Democrats can and must end the filibuster to keep abortion legal and safe."

Kenny Stancil ·

Congress Urged to Reject 'False Choice' of Tackling Big Tech Monopolies or Protecting Privacy

"Big Tech cannot, and should not, choose how it will be held accountable in a time when its damaging effects are becoming clearer by the day," stressed more than two dozen advocacy groups.

Brett Wilkins ·

It's True Crisis Time for Trans People in America

From Alabama to Florida, our rights are under attack. We can’t counter the Right without understanding its tactics

Chrissy Stroop ·

Alito's Draft Is an Attack on Rights Beyond Abortion

Beyond its terrible implications for abortion rights, the leaked Supreme Court opinion would upend a long-settled system of values.

Michael Waldman ·

Media Shocked by the Leak, Not the Right-Wing Supreme Court's Opinion

Too many elite media outlets focused on the leak itself and treated the issue as a political football, rather than centering the real-world implications the opinion would have for everyday people.

Julie Hollar ·

For My Body and the Choice of Millions, I'm Going to Fight Like Hell

Roe doesn't just protect abortion rights. It's the keystone that keeps politicians out of the most intimate aspects of our lives.

Olivia Alperstein ·

The Right-Wing Supreme Court Is About to Unleash Hardship, Suffering, and Chaos for Millions

The legal reasoning by Alito and his allies in the Dobbs case is a devastating and unnecessary attack on foundational protections and rights.

Ken Levy ·

Landmark Inquiry in Philippines Backs Accountability for 'Climate-Polluting' Corporations

"The findings of the Commission on Human Rights are a vindication for the millions of people whose fundamental rights are being impacted by the corporations behind the climate crisis."

Jessica Corbett ·

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